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apalone
basking
blandings
carpace
chelydra
chrysemys
clemmys
cold blooded
emydoidea
graptemys
growth rings
hatchlings
hinge
painted
plastron
reptilia
scute
spiny soft shell
sternotherus
stinkpot
terrapene
testudines
trachemys
vent

All About Turtles Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Sunning
Swamp
Marsh
Wetland
Stream
Plastron
Carapace
Scute
Reptile
Basking
Shell
Wood
Bog
Map
Redbellied
Stinkpot
Box
Painted
Snapping

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

Sea Turtle Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

education
endangered
environment
habitat
hatchlings
hermaphroditic
nest relocation
ocean
poachers
predators
scute
sea turtle

All About Sea Turtles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Another name for sea turtle scales scutes
Sea turtles are __________ blooded cold
Something squishy that sea turtles eat jellyfish
The top part of a sea turtle shell carapace
The bottom part of a sea turtle shell glastron
These sea turtles can dive down the deepest leatherbacks
This determines a sea turtles gender temperature
Baby sea turtles use this to get out of their shell caruncle
Human related threat to sea turtles pollution
Sea Turtle predator in the ocean shark
Where do sea turtles lay their eggs? beach
These can damage sea turtle shells if they drive too fast boat

Reptile Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Amassed Amassed
Diapsid Diapsid
Synapsid Synapsid
Keratin Keratin
Carapace Carapace
Plastron Plastron
Squamata Squamata
Crocodilia Crocodilia
Testudinata Testudinata
Sphenodonta Sphenodonta
Amphisbaenia Amphisbaenia
Autonomy Autonomy
Ectotherm Ectotherm
Parietal eye Parietal eye
Jacobson's organ Jacobson's organ
Pit organs Pit organs
Amniotic egg Amniotic egg
Molting Molting
Reptilia Reptilia
Cold blood Cold blood
Scales Scales
Predators Predators
Diverse Diverse

Amphibians and Reptiles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Third, clear eyelid Nictitating Membrane
Poisonous substance secreted by snakes Venom
Males grasps onto female, reproduction Amplexus
An amphibian whose skull doesn't have openings near temple Anapsid
Amphibian that develops 2 holes in each side of skull Diapsid
Reptile fossil, includes the ancestors of mammals Synapsid
Fibrous protein that forms feathers, hair, hoofs, claws, and horns Keratin
Hard upper shell of a turtle Carapace
Ventral part of the shell of a turtle Plastron
Organsim regulates body tempature exchanging heat with surroudings Ectothermic
Pair of sacs or tubes typicallly in roof of the mouth Jacobsons Organs
Produced by reptiles and birds Amniotic Eggs
Long bone formed from fused vertebrae at base of vertebral column Urostyle
Detect and target warm blooded prey Pit Organs
Four footed animal, all vertebrae higher than fish Tetrapod
Cuticular plate covering ventral surface in a chordata Sternum
Respiration, breathing through the skin Cutaneous
Helps with gas exchange Lungs
Type of asexual reproduction Parthogenisis
Covered wall that seperates right/left ventricle Ventricle Septum
Type of snake, "rattles" Rattlesnake
Aids in eliminating waste Urinary Bladder
Storage area for bile Gallbladder
Controls sense of smell Olfactory Lobes
Helps the frog "speak" find a mate Vocal Sac

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

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

reptile vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a shelled egg in which an embryo develops within a fluid-filled amniotic sac and is nourished by a yolk. amnioticegg
an animal of a large group distinguished by the possession of a backbone or spinal column vertebrate
thin horny or bony plates protecting the skin of fish and reptiles scale
each of the pair of organs situated within the rib cage lungs
an almost insoluble compound which is a breakdown product of nitrogenous metabolism uricacid
the part of a tortoise's or turtle's shell forming the underside. plastron
a thickened horny or bony plate on a turtle's shell or on the back of a crocodile scute
producing young by means of eggs that are hatched after they have been laid by the paren oviparous
a large order of reptiles which comprises the snakes, lizards, and worm lizards. squamata
order of lizard-like reptiles that includes only one living genus, the tuatara sphenodanta
an order of reptiles which comprises the turtles, terrapins, and tortoises testudines
a large predatory semiaquatic reptile of an order that comprises the crocodiles, alligators, caimans, and gharial. crocodilian
the hard upper shell of a turtle, crustacean, or arachnid carapace
the outermost membrane surrounding an embryo of a reptile chorion
a membranous sac containing yolk attached to the embryos of reptiles and birds and the larvae of some fishes. yolksac
the fetal membrane lying below the chorion in many vertebrates, allantois
the hard protective outer case of a mollusk or crustacean shell
an unborn or unhatched offspring in the process of development embryo
the two upper cavities of the heart from which blood is passed to the ventricles atrium
the two main chambers of the heart, left and right ventricle
cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators reptilia
an inhabitant of the earth terrestrial
a small edible turtle with lozenge-shaped markings on its shell, found in coastal marshes of the eastern US. terrapin
reptile of a large group characterized by the presence of two temporal openings in the skull, diapsid
a fossil reptile of a Permian and Triassic group synapsid
a nocturnal burrowing lizardlike reptile with a crest of soft spines along its back tuatara
a cell or plastid that contains pigment. chromatophores
bony deposits forming scales, plates or other structures in the dermal layers of the skin osteoderm
also known as a third eye or pineal eye parietaleye
change or become changed into a form containing keratin keratinized

Animals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Striped animal that looks like a horse zebra
This animal has a very long neck Giraffe
This animal loves bananas monkey
Slow moving and has a shell turtle
King of the jungle Lion
This animal likes to eat carrots and sugar cubes horse
Has big ears and likes to hop rabbit
Man's Best Friend dog
Lives in the cold and waddles Penguin
Some say this animal has nine lives cat
This animal is grey with one big horn rhino
Big animal that has one horn elephant
You can find them with the sheep and it has horns Goat