The Golden Book of Sharks and Whales (Big Golden Book)

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Finally, there are the burrowing spadefoots, such as the Hurter's Spadefoot, that emerge only during heavy rains to breed and feed in explosive fashion, and then disappear for another year. It can grow to be about 60 cm in length. The animal historically occupied a range that included the desert in southeastern California, southern Nevada, western and southern Arizona, southwestern Utah, and Sonora and northern Sinaloa, Mexico. In Tenerife, Gallotia gallotia is fairly abundant, from sea level to the sides of Mount Teide.
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Lizards: Children Book of Fun Facts & Amazing Photos on

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Infants, elderly persons, and people with weakened immune systems are more likely than others to develop severe illness. These species require fairly similar care and can be kept together in a roomy enclosure. Do you know about this major group of herps in Hawaii? They live in ponds created by rainwater, burying themselves in the mud when the water dries up. This feature is composed of two separate plates extending outwards from either side of the snout and merging at the end.
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Groovy Tube Books: Raging Reptiles!

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The new section will however contain cartilage rather than bone, and will never grow to the same length at the original tail. Some fish are nearly as flat as pancakes, and others can blow themselves up like balloons. The mother then knocks the dirt off of the eggs to help the young hatch, but provides no additional care for her young. They add a dimension of life that cannot be replicated with artificial plants. It includes Salamandra salamandra or Triturus vulgaris.
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Snakes And Such (What a Pet!)

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Raccoons and skunks are notorious for digging up turtle nests and eating the... Connecticut has 12 species of salamander and 11 species of frog. Not surprising that these quiet creatures remain misunderstood with respect to their biology, their distribution and even their actual abundance. Either you have not registered on this site yet, or you are registered but have not logged in. She graduated with a BS degree in Biology from Old Dominion University.
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Dolphin vs. Fish (Predator Vs. Prey)

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Bony fishes have (1 point) a. swim bladders, a lateral line system, and gill covers called opercula. b. swim bladders, scales, and a complete digestive system. c. swim bladders, movable fins, and a closed circulatory system. d. swim bladders, gills, and movable jaws. 62. Of the hundreds of eggs laid by a female in one season, only a handful will survive to reach maturity. (As many as 70 percent of the hatchlings are eaten before they reach the water.) Most of the important nesting sites in Costa Rica are now protected, and access to some is restricted.
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SuperCroc Found (On My Own Science)

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Cephalization means an organism's nervous tissue is found toward one end of the organism. The articles listed below provide information about the characteristics, classification, and evolution of amphibians. Unfortunately, many herps are threatened by habitat loss, the pet trade, and environmental change. Discuss what makes a frog an amphibian. * Discuss and chart the life cycle of the frog. "From Polliwog to Frog" activity found at bookmark � Shedd Aquarium Education Program and Resources [http://www.sheddnet.org/ed_act1.html] Find a favorite frog joke to share with the class. * Teacher read The Frog Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta. * Students make a mini-book of fantastic frogs. * Review reptile facts on class chart. * After reading the book, add additional facts to the class chart. * List animals that belong to the reptile group. * Show and discuss the video Reptiles: A First Film * Students will complete "Reptile Wheel" activity. * Students go in pairs throughout the day to these bookmarks to look at pictures of turtles, and learn more about them - Giant Tortoises at Reptile Gardens [http://www.reptile-gardens.com/main%20page/tortoises.html] * Show and discuss the video The Turtle. * Discuss and chart the steps of the birth of a turtle. * Students will complete "Turtle Birth" sequencing activity. * Use class chart to review amphibians and reptiles. * With a partner, students complete Venn diagram on amphibians and reptiles. * Discuss Venn diagrams as a total group. * Assess student�s knowledge of amphibians and reptiles by providing pictures of each, and having them classify them under the correct animal group. * Students list 3 characteristics of each animal group.
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Frogs! (Time for Kids Science Scoops (Prebound))

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It amazes me how many people go to the forests and expect them to be sanitized of "undesirable" animals! The science dealing with reptiles is called herpetology. Dinosaurs were the big success story of the Triassic but another group of animals was beginning to emerge, too. Maryland regulations state that anyone possessing a Captive Reptile and Amphibian Permit/License must keep a record of any transaction involving each individual reptile and amphibian in possession.
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Dinosaur Legacy

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In some instances in the past, environmental conditions appear to have changed so much that only the most resilient animals persisted. Although in a tie with reptiles for the "cold-blooded" merit award, amphibians have plenty of unique characteristics as well: They live on both land and water. Discuss with students if the animals are portrayed with human characteristics or if they have the characteristics they have discussed in class. 1. Money is not a problem. contact me on whatsapp only. +971507293848 I could offer a good stock from Thailand.
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Sea Turtles (Endangered Animals)

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Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle Apalone spinifera spinifera Ijams Naure Center August 2, 2007 This is one really strange-looking turtle. Amphibian crafts are popular among children. Reptile invasion Some people in Florida breed or keep as pets exotic reptiles and amphibians, such as carnivorous lizards, deadly constrictor snakes, poisonous frogs and large iguanas. Some, like crocodiles and alligators and some species of snakes, then stay to guard the nest and even help the hatchlings get started in life.
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Red-Eyed Tree Frog (Exploring Our Rainforests)

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There are other striking similarities between reptiles and birds in their anatomies and reproductive systems. Unfortunately they are about to have a reptile dysfunction as part of a magic stew. The middle section of the book is devoted to identification. Baltimore Zoo Budget Cuts Force Out 20 Jobs, 400 Animals BALTIMORE -- The budget is so tight at the Baltimore Zoo that 20 jobs are being eliminated, and 400 animals, including Dolly and Anna the elephants, are getting their walking papers.
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