- 1.0.1 More Funny Animal Pictures and Videos
- 1.0.2 Snake Boy
- 1.0.3 Ten Random Fascinating Facts About Reptiles
- 1.0.4 Why I Was Late for Work
- 1.0.5 Tracking Your Tortoise:
- 1.0.6 Grumpy Henry Becomes a Dad at Age 111
- 1.0.7 Mr Cheeky Toad
- 1.0.8 Funny Frog
- 1.0.9 See more funny animal stories, pictures, amusing videos and jokes
Will and Guy are collecting funny reptile stories and pictures.
- Tortoise and Hippo
- Tortoise and Cat
- Frogs (Strictly speaking, amphibians)
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- Interesting facts
- Snake and Rabbit
- Sean the Sheep
- There are 8,240 species of reptiles in the world, inhabiting every continent except Antarctica.
- Reptiles and amphibians are cold-blooded animals, which means that they depend on external sources, such as the sun, to maintain their body temperatures. Since they don't burn energy to heat internal "furnaces," reptiles eat 30 to 50 times less food than do birds and mammals [warm-blooded animals] of similar sizes.
- One way to tell a frog and a toad apart: frogs have smooth, clammy skin, while toads have more dry, bumpy skin. Both frogs and toads lay their eggs in water, but toads spend more of their time on land than do frogs.
- Only a few hundred of the world's 3,000 snakes are venomous. In the United States, only rattlesnakes, copperheads, cottonmouths, and coral snakes are poisonous. More Americans die each year from bee and wasp stings than from snake bites.
- Apparently Turtles can recognize faces and can do tricks.
- A gathering of frogs is called an army.
- The greatest age known for any snake is just under 30 years, attained by both the anaconda and the black-lipped cobra.
- Effects of the bites of both Black and Green Mambas produce neurotoxins, which is why they kill so fast. The Black Mamba is more venomous.
- Nile crocodiles have been known to reach speeds of up to 29 miles per hour.
- Crocodiles have a surprising vocal range which includes hissing and during the mating season they will produce fearsome roars and bellows.