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herpetology
quiver
lounge
prey
poison
serpentology
land crocodile
scales
forked
neurotoxin
lizard
fangs
serrated
venomous
snake
reptile

Reptiles and amphibians Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Amount of species of reptiles 8,000
Where do reptiles get their body heat from? External sources
How long can a tortoise live 150 years
Alligators can live... 70 years
How many snakes are considered venomous 500
What is the most venomous snake? Inland taipan
Americans die from this more than snake bites a year Bee stings
What turtle is found swimming under ice most times Blanding’s turtle
Snakes flick their tongues to capture what? Scent particles
What are snakes skulls made of? Small bones
Reptiles aren’t slimy they are.. Cool and dry
Snakes skin is made up of Keratin
The worlds largest snake is Python
The largest venomous snake is.. King cobra
Geckos ye their tails to.. Protect them
Oldest animal on the planet is The turtle
What kind of eggs to reptiles lay? Shelled
Most reptiles are.. Cold blooded
How many species of crocodiles are there? 25
Ball pythons live up to Forty-years
The anaconda is the.. Heaviest snake
Snakes are.. Deaf
Reptiles aren’t found in... Antarctica
The worlds fastest lizard is Spiny-tailed Iguana
A crocodiles back is usually Large and bumpy
Reptiles are born on.. Land
How many reptile groups are there? Four
How many hearts do reptiles usually have? Three-chambered hearts
There are how many types of snakes 2700
Reptiles cannot breath where? Underwater
Crocodiles are considered what? Flesh eaters
How many drops of venom does it take to kill a human? Two
Some frogs can be? Poisonous
Crocodiles are related to who? Dinosaurs
Amphibians are what kind of blood? Extothermic
Amphibians have what kind of skin? Smooth
The most familiar larval stage is the Tadpoles of frogs
The word amphibian comes from Greek
Amphibians have what kind of skin? Permeable
How many limbs to amphibians have? Four

Reptiles & Amphibians Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

does reptiles have smooth or scale skin scales
frogs skin are venomous
what does amphibia mean? double life
whats a similarity between the two? coldblooded
reptiles and amphibians like __ places moist
what tells you that your environment is in good shape bioindicator
what snake has a pit organ pit viper
what uses a shell to hide from danger turtles
what animal has the adaptation to shed its tail lizard
frogs are __ first tadpoles
amphibians are becoming close to ___ ? extinction
whats an animal that is dependent on external sources of body heat? ectothermic
reptiles and amphibians cant live in __ areas dry
people try to sale snakes at a what? black market
whats the type of egg reproduced by reptiles amniotic egg
whats the scientific name for amphibians? Amphibia
whats the scientific name for reptiles? Reptilia
what does turtles have that most/all amphibians or reptiles have? shell
whats the word for spend a hot or dry period in a prolonged state of torpor or dormancy? estivate
frogs have a ________ birth live birth
the biggest reptile is the what crocodile
another big reptile close to the crocodile is a what alligator
what reptile have claws lizard
what looks like a lizard but is completely different salamander
what reptile does not have legs snakes

Snakes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

snakes belong to this group of animals REPTILES
a snakes skin is made up of SCALES
Snakes take heat from their surroundings to control body temperature what is this called ECTOTHERMIC
Snakes are born from what EGGS
Something that hunts snakes is called a PREDATOR
What is the word for the snake shedding its skin MOLT
How a snake moves SLITHERS
When a snake is the predator, what is its victim called PREY
Which snake coils around its prey to stop it from breathing CONSTRICTOR
Worlds largest snake is the ANACONDA
what comes out of a snakes mouth when it bites VENOM
one of the most poisonous snake is Austraila TAIPAN
Type of snake that has a noisy tail RATTLE SNAKE
A group of snake eggs all laid at the same time are called CLUTCH
When a species of type of animal had died out, it is called EXTINCT
The name given to venom collecting MILKING
Coloring that blends in with the background CAMOUFLAGE
When snakes stop growing NEVER
type of snake that raises its head to hiss at danger COBRA
The type of snakes we generally see in Ohio GARTER

Predators Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Pelican
Mink
Alligator
Crocodile
Orca
Falcon
Mongoose
Man
Tiger
Leopard seal
Polar bear
Lizard
Lion
Hawk
Eagle
Snake
Owl
Spider
Preying mantis
Ladybird
Shark
Wolf

HERPS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

gives live birth viviparous
to get body heat from surroundings ectotherms
herp's body slows down so that it hardly uses any energy brumation
upper dome of turtle shell carapace
lower plate of a turtle shell plastron
plates that are made of keratin and cover these scutes
substance that your finger nails are made of keratin
a compartment where eggs are stored until they hatch oviduct
specially designed nostrils that can close up when under water valved
medicine that stops the snake venom from working in your system antivenin
venom that destroys the abilty of the blood to move through your body hemotoxin
venom that attacks the nervous system neurotoxin
newly hatched frogs tadpoles
a kind of hibernation that an amphibian will go into if it's too dry estivation
the process that allows some of the "vanilla smell to seep into the box" diffusion
cold-blooded ectothermic
the study of herps herpetology
creeping, crawling creatures that move about on their bellies herps
egg layer oviparous
sea snakes & sea turtles aquatic reptiles

Amphibians and Reptiles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Used to breathe underwater. Gills
Not able to regulate body heat. Cold-blooded
On the skin of a reptile. Scales
An animal eaten by a larger one. Prey
The largest type of common frog. Bullfrog
The smallest type of common frog. Treefrog
When frogs hibernate. Winter
A large, scaley reptile that is usually at the top of the food chain. Alligator
Where you will most likely see amphibians and reptiles. Pond
A baby frog. Tadpole
What happens when larvae develops legs and lungs. metamorphosis
A small reptile that can hide in its shell. turtle
A small, scaley amphibian. Lizard
A long amphibian that can shed its skin. snake

animal kingdom Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Early Bluebird
Green Jungle Fowl
hoopoe
komodo dragon
Hooded Pitta
Plumheaded Parakeet
mandarin duck
Pheasant Pigeon
siamang
spice finch
wompoo fruit dove
guineafowl
wallaby
sloth
gazelle
africa
antelope
bear
beast
cheetah
common boa
crocodile
dolphin
elephant
giraffe
gorilla
hippopotamus
joey
kangaroo
kingdom
lion
lizard
macaw
monkey
naked mole rat
ostrich
parrot
penguin
python
rhinoceros
safari
tiger
warthog
wildebeest
zebra

Reptile/Amphibian/Bird Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Reptiles have a_____ Circulation loop Double
Order of Crocodiles Crocodilia
Study of amphibians and reptiles herpetology
Cold-blooded animals ectothermic
Permeable shell Amniotic Egg
Hatchling is well developed in birds Precocial
Famous fossil archaeopterix
Mates for life monogamy
Voice box of a bird syrinx
Integument Feathers
Amphibian reproduction Dioecious
Mother lays the eggs, then they hatch oviparous
order that includes lizards and snakes squamata
4 walking legs tetrapod
Snake Reptile
Amphibians use this to hear tympanum
Retiles and amphibians like____ places moist
What occurs after larva develops? Metamorphosis

HERPS Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

antivenin
aquatic amphibians
aquatic reptiles
brumation
carapace
diffusion
ectothermic
ectotherms
estivation
hemotoxin
herpetology
herps
keratin
neurotoxin
oviduct
oviparous
ovoviviparous
plastron
scutes
tadpoles
valved
viviparous

(: !REPTILES! :) Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

tuataras
tortoises
turtle
scales
snake
coldblooded
swamp
eggs
reptile
crocadile
alligator
lizards