Reptiles

Reptiles are scaly vertebrate animals that are direct descendents from the dinosaurs. They have cold blood and need to lie in the sun for several hours to warm themselves. Some are herbivores, others are omnivores, and others are carnivores. You can learn all about them in this section.

The Danger of Crocodile-Infested Waters

The relationship between crocodiles and humans has never been a friendly one. But are they really as dangerous as we think? Do you need to think twice before getting into crocodile-infested waters, like the Nile, for example? Read on to…

Snakes in Ancient Cultures

Many animals have shaped our history as symbols. Snakes in ancient cultures are one of the best examples. While some people hate or fear these creatures and others love them, it’s hard to find someone that’s indifferent. The idea of…

Latin America’s Most Venomous Snakes

Many people have a real fear of cobras, but there are only a few species that are venomous. When faced with the most venomous snakes in the world, we need to know how to act. The bite of some species can…

Meet the Skink: A Snake or a Lizard?

Although its appearance is quite deceptive, the skink is actually a lizard. Most of them are terrestrial and some of them live in trees. However, they usually have more elongated bodies than other lizards, so they tend to be confused…

6 Viruses that Affect Crocodiles

Some viruses are specific to certain animals, but others can spread between species and even to humans. In this article, you’ll learn about some of the most common viruses that affect crocodiles. You’ll also find out which of these viruses…

The Seven Biggest Snakes in the World

Many people don’t like snakes at all. Nevertheless, we all recognize that they’re incredible animals with abilities that many would like to have. In this article, we’ll be talking about the biggest snakes in the world, and you’ll be amazed…

What are Bearded Dragons?

Bearded dragons are small and friendly lizards that have gained a lot of popularity as pets in recent decades. They are currently the most well known species of the Pogonas genus. In this article, we’ll tell you more about the…

What are Monitor Lizards?

Monitor lizards, or Varanus lizards, are a very little known group of large animals that have great intelligence. What are monitor lizards? These animals are reptiles native to Oceania, Asia, and Africa that have become invasive exotic species in some…