Reptiles

7 shocking and interesting facts about crocodiles

Crocodiles are terrifying animals to look at, who seem at home among dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. They live near rivers, swamps and small lakes, and they are globally known for putting on a spectacular show on the Mara River, where they ambush wildebeests migrating across the East African savannah every year. Apart from their …

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101 Crocodile Facts | Always Learning!

Over 101 cool facts about these awe-inspiring animals.Some of the animals included in the book are listed below. Follow the links for the animal’s video playlist: For video footage… ContentsCrocodiliansHistoryCrocodiles vs. AlligatorsAnatomyDietReproductionSaltwater CrocodileNile CrocodileAmerican CrocodileCuban CrocodileDesert or Dwarf CrocodileLesser-known CrocodilesAmerican AlligatorChinese AlligatorGharialCaiman SpeciesAttacks on HumansFinal FactsVideo PagePhoto Credits Crocodiles, alligators, caimans and gharials are all …

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101 Facts – Desert Animals

Over 101 amazing facts about these tough and highly adapted animals Contents IntroductionWhat Is a Desert?Life in the DesertAvoiding HeatDissipating Body HeatObtaining WaterRetaining WaterOther AdaptationsBirds in the DesertFrogs, Crocodiles and Turtles in the DesertInsects in the DesertLizards in the DesertMammals in the DesertScorpions and Spiders in the DesertSnakes in the Desert Photo Credits Introduction Deserts …

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101 Facts… Snakes! | Always Learning!

For video footage…   101 Facts… Snakes! (Click here for photo credits) Snakes are believed to have evolved from lizards, but scientists are unsure whether they came from burrowing or aquatic lizards. Fossil of the extinct snake Eupodophis descouensi. The earliest snake fossils found come from Utah and Algeria, dating from around 94-112 million years …

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8 facts about chameleons you won’t believe are true!

The chameleon is most well-known for its ability to change colour depending on its environment. But that’s not all that you’ll find interesting about this loveable lizard. Read on for eight more simply amazing facts about chameleons that you can wow your friends with! 1. Madagascar is home to almost half the world’s chameleon species …

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Top 10 Interesting Anaconda Facts

Lurking in the water with only its eyes and nostrils above the surface, the green anaconda patiently waits for an animal to make the mistake of coming too close to the water’s edge. When pulled out of the water — a task that can take as many as fifteen adult humans — the green anaconda …

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The Fierce Snake / Inland Taipan Facts – Questions and Answers

Out of more than 3000 species of snakes in the world, only around 600 are classified as venomous. That makes just about 20% of the entire snake population. Even so, the venomous snakes of the world have cast fear into the hearts of many throughout the decades, such as the inland taipan. What is the …

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Horned viper | Always Learning!

  Horned vipers are featured in the following book:101 Facts… Desert Animals! The YouTube video playlist below contains videos about the horned viper. Details of the videos featured are underneath. The Playlist: Horned viper snake by RAMAN hd 720p.avi by raman kumar Saharan horned viper (Cerastes cerastes) digging itself in the sand by Androctonus6 Saharan …

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Green Sea Turtles | Always Learning!

Green Sea Turtles are featured in the following book:101 Facts… Turtles! The YouTube video playlist below contains a video about Green Sea Turtles. Details of the videos featured are underneath. The Playlist: Swimming with Green Sea Turtle by yurilicious Turtle Dance by National Geographic Green turtle breath-holding skill – Dive Galapagos – BBC wildlife Turtle …

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Softshell Turtles | Always Learning!

Softshell Turtles are featured in the following book:101 Facts… Turtles! The YouTube video playlist below contains a video about Softshell Turtles. Details of the videos featured are underneath. The Playlist: Softshell Turtle BITES AT CAMERA by Enter The Wilderness The Spiny Softshell Turtle: Ontario Wildlife Video Series by Ryan M. Bolton Giant African Softshell Turtles(Trionyx …

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Hawksbill Turtles | Always Learning!

Hawksbill Turtles are featured in the following book:101 Facts… Turtles! The YouTube video playlist below contains a video about Hawksbill Turtles. Details of the videos featured are underneath. The Playlist: Hawksbill turtle eating jellyfish by underwatercam Friendly Hawksbill Sea Turtle by AlexSCUBADiver Hawksbill Sea Turtle eating sponges by Alexandra Rose Hawksbill Sea Turtle – Staniel …

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Leatherback Sea Turtles Facts! | Always Learning!

The Leatherback Sea Turtle is the largest turtle in the world, ranging from four to eight feet in length. Unlike other turtles, the leatherback’s carapace (shell) is not covered in hard scales (scutes). Instead the shell is covered in a thin layer of leathery skin which makes the shell flexible. The turtle is dark coloured …

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Thorny Dragon Facts! | Always Learning!

  Thorny dragons (also known as thorny devils) are featured in these following books:25 Australian Animals101 Facts… Desert Animals25 Strangest Animals in the World! The YouTube video playlist below contains videos about thorny dragons. Details of the videos featured are underneath. The Playlist: Thorny Devil by NationalGeographic The Thorny Devil by globalzoo Thorny Devil 3 …

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Brown Snake (Pseudonaja) | Always Learning!

The common name “brown snake” can refer to several different kinds of snakes, usually either the genus Storeria (in North and Central America) or the genus Pseudonaja (native to Australia). Here we’ll take a look at Pseudonaja. These snakes grow 9 to 20.7 inches (23 to 52.7 centimeters) long and range from brown to tan …

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake | Always Learning!

  Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes are featured in the following books:25 Awesome Snakes101 Facts… Desert Animals The YouTube video playlist below contains videos about Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes. Details of the videos featured are underneath. The Playlist: Western Diamondback Rattlesnake 2011 by Orry Martin A snake’s best friend – Deadly Vipers – BBC animals Rattle snake bite …

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