Tag: reptile

Vertebrate pumpkins!

Learn about the 5 types of vertebrate animals with this Halloween activity for classroom or home … Examples! mammals brown bear tiger whale deer mouse amphibians poison dart frog salamander newt toad coqui frog fish snakehead catfish salmon freshwater eel parrot fish reptiles cobra Komodo…

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Meet the Jackie Chan gecko

Did you know that the lizards in the Western Ghats mountain region of India do their own stunts?  The Western Ghats are called a biodiversity hotspot for species of lizards and amphibians because there are so many endemic species there, meaning species found there and…

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From New Zealand, meet the tuatara!

Tuataras look like lizards, but they are the last living members of an ancient group of reptiles called sphenodonts.  Stewart Nimmo, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons Today tuataras live only in New Zealand, but their sphenodont relatives used to live all over the…

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