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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

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Amphibians and Reptiles Crossword

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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

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Reptiles & Amphibians Crossword

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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

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Reptiles and amphibians Crossword

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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

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Vertebrates Crossword

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lampreys and hagfish Agnatha
sea cat marine otter
only otter to give birth in the water sea otter
skeleton made of bone, external fertilization osteichthyes
cartilaginous fish chondrichthes
spawns eggs oviparous
threatened mostly by boat accidents manatee
female retains egg inside ovoviviparous
gives live birth viviparous
bio sonar echolocation
returns to shore to lay eggs reptilian
birds aves
contain many secretory tubules nasal salt glands
a group shifting together migration
use swim bladders to regulate bouyancy bony fish
oil filled liver caartilaginous fish
feed by suction jawless fish
generate their own heat endothermic
external warmth of body exothermic
allows bony fish to stay at current water depth swim bladder
enables fish to detect vibrations in the water lateral line
sharks act of bouyancy oil filled liver
jelly filled pores ampullae of lorenzini
sea cow sirenia
underwater for extended periods of time dive reflex
univalve shell melon
toothed whales odonticeti
baleen whales mysticeti
one blow hole toothed

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Reptiles Crossword

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reptiles have ****** eggs Amniotic
different from shedding molting
a fossil of a reptile synapsid
Vipers, pythons and boas have holes on their faces called Pit Organs
also called vomeronasal organ, an organ of chemoreception that is part of the olfactory system of amphibians, reptiles, and mammals jacobson organs
also known as a third eye or pineal eye parietal eye
an animal that is dependent on external sources of body heat. ectotherm
a group of reptiles which comprises the worm lizards. amphisbaenia
an order of lizard-like reptiles. sphenodonta
is the group of all tetrapods with a true turtle shell. testudinata
crocodiles crocodilia
a large order of reptiles which comprises the snakes, lizards, and worm lizards. squamata
protects front of body plastron
the hard upper shell of a turtle carapace
a fibrous protein forming the main structural constituent of hair, feathers, hoofs, claws, horns, etc. keratin
a reptile of a large group characterized by the presence of two temporal openings in the skull, including the lizards, snakes, crocodiles, dinosaurs, and pterosaurs. diapsid
gather together or accumulate (a large amount or number of valuable material or things) over a period of time. amass

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reptile vocabulary Crossword

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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

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Reptiles Crossword

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Term to describe snakes that live in trees arboreal
Term to describe snakes that live on the ground terrestrial
Type of small gecko native to Asia Leopard
Large non-venomous snake found in South America Boa Constrictor
Land reptile that can live over 70 years tortoise
Snake that has immunity to venom kingsnake
cold-blooded animals reptiles
term to regulate body temperature by heat from the surroundings ectothermic
country with the most species of venomous snake Australia
Venomous lizard whose venom is helping people with diabetes gila monster
term for animals active at night nocturnal
term for animals active during the daytime diurnal
top shell of turtles and tortoises carapace
bottom shell of turtles and tortoises plastron
term for animals that lay eggs oviparous
term for animals that have live birth viviparous
meat-eater carnivore
plant-eater herbivore
continent without reptiles antartica
reptiles have these covering their bodies scales
animals need this to blend in with their environment camouflage

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Snakes Crossword

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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

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Reptiles Crossword

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The lineage that includes reptiles and birds Sauropsids
The lineage that includes lizards, snakes, and tuatara Lepidosaurs
The lineage that includes crocodilians and dinosaurs Archosaurs
An animal that uses amniotic eggs for reproduction is known as a __________. Amniote
Provides protection and allows for water retention and gas exchange for growing embryos Shell
Provides water and protein to growing embryos Albumin
Serves as a source of energy for growing embryos Yolk
Facilitates the exchange of O2 and CO2 between the embryo and external environment Chorion
Protects the embryo from mechanical shock Amnion
Stores the embryos nitrogenous waste and facilitates respiration Allantois
Hard structures that contain keratin and waxy lipids that reduce water loss and prevent cutaneous respiration Scales
An animal whose main source of heat is from their environment. Ectotherm
An animal whose body temperature varies easily instead of remaining stable. Poikilotherm
An order of reptiles that spend most of their time in the water and live in the tropics and subtropics of Africa, South America, and South Florida. Crocodilia
An order of reptiles that is unique, found only in New Zealand, and known as Tuataras Sphenodontia
An order of reptile that includes lizards and snakes. Squamata
Characterized by the lack of limbs, moveable eyelids, and external ears, as well as a greater number of vertebrae Snakes
Characterized by the presence of limbs, external ears and moveable eyelids Lizards
__________ have a unique "third eye" and extra row of upper teeth. Tuatara
An order of reptiles that is characterized by lacking teeth and having a large shell for protection. Chelonian
The lower portion of a turtle/tortiose shell. Plastron
The upper portion of a turtle/tortoise shell. Carapace

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Animal Kingdom Crossword

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the largest group of invertebrates that have an exoskelton arthropods
invertebrates that live in damp places on land and breathe using either gills or lungs mollusks
invertebrates that have an exoskeleton and tube feet echinoderms
invertebrates that have long, tube-like bodies that are divided into segments segmentedworms
invertebrates that live attached to a surface and has small holes in their bodies to filter water sponges
skeleton is external exoskeleton
animal's with no backbone invertebrates
endothermic vertebrates that have fur or hair and produce milk for their offspring mammals
endothermic vertebrates that have a beak, two legs, and two wings birds
ectothermic vertebrates that live in or near water and have scales reptiles
ectothermic vertebrates that a can breathe their skin when they are in the water amphibians
vertebrates that live in the water and filter oxygen from the water through their gills fish
body temperature says about the same regardless of the temperature of their environment endothermic
body temperature that is close to that of their environment ectothermic
skeleton is inside their bodies endoskeleton
animal with a backbone vertebrate
made up of more than one cell mulitcellular

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