Resources About Reptiles For Kids

The world of herpetology is fascinating and diverse. It takes us on a journey through deserts, jungles, rain forests, and oceans where we examine the blooming ecosystems of snakes, lizards, turtles, crocodiles, frogs, and salamanders. Explore the history and evolution of exotic animals, read about their cultural and ecological significance, and learn how to care for domesticated reptiles.

Our topics range from resources about using supplements in reptile vitamin diet and fun facts about snakes to the study of long-extinct stegosauruses. Browse through our ever-growing directory of unique species such as Natrix Natrix, Green Treefrogs, and Slow Worms.

Facts about Having Bearded Dragons As Pets for Kids

More and more people today are getting pets for their families. They do so because they bring so much joy. Work is often stressful and coming home to pets allows people to kick back and relax. A lot of people own conventional pets such as dogs or cats. These pets are great, but unconventional pets are […]

Facts about Turtles for Kids

Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and acting as a shield. “Turtle” may refer to the order as a whole (American English) or to fresh-water and sea-dwelling testudines. The order Testudines includes both extant (living) and extinct species. The earliest known members of this group […]

Facts about Geckos for Kids

Geckos are small to average sized lizards that live in warm climates. They are most numerous in Southeast Asia, Africa and Australia. There are an estimated 800 or more species of gecko, belonging to the family Gekkonidae and ranging in size from 3.5 to 36 centimeters long. The largest gecko is the Tokay, growing 25 to 36 centimeters in […]

Facts about Tree Frogs for Kids

In a broad swath of North America — from Manitoba south to northern Florida and west to east Texas — few residents have not heard the spring peeper. The little amphibian is one of more than a dozen tree frog species that make North America their home and loudly celebrate the start of the mating season. As the ground thaws in wintry zones, peepers start […]

Reptiles Facts and Popular Reptiles For Kids

What are Reptiles Reptiles are animals in the class Reptilia. They are characterized by breathing air, laying shelled eggs, and having skin covered in scales and/or scutes. Reptiles are classically viewed as having a “cold-blooded” metabolism. They are tetrapods. Modern reptiles inhabit every continent with the exception of Antarctica. Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Superclass: Tetrapoda […]

Facts About Alligators For Kids

The alligator is classified in the Crocodylia order, and family of alligatoridae. The species is called the Alligator Mississiooiensis. The name comes from the Spanish word of el lagarto, meaning the lizard. All American Alligators, male and female, have a strong body of Armor, along with a flat, muscular tail. This armored skin has what are known as osteoderms along the […]

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