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The Coal Skink, Eumeces anthracinus, is a North American lizard lives in humid portions of wooded hillsides with abundant leaf litter or loose stones. Their habitat may also include areas around springs and rocky bluffs overlooking creek valleys. They ...

Cunningham's Skink, Egernia cunninghami, is a large skink native to southeastern Australia that is capable of growing up to 12 inches in length and is often confused with blue-tongued lizards. It prefers rocky outcrops in woodland. Cunningham's Skin...

Percival's Legless Lizard, Acontias percivali, is a species of skink from Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Kenya, Angola, and Tanzania. It inhabits savannas by burrowing just below the surface of the soil This animal is often seen in pet s...

The European Copper Skink, Ablepharus kitaibelii, also known as the Juniper Skink or Snake-eyed Skink, is a species of lizard from the skink family Scincidae. This lizard is found in Eastern Europe and southwestern Asia. It is found under stones and le...

The Diamondback Terrapin, Malaclemys terrapin, is a species of turtle native to the brackish coastal swamps of the eastern and southern United States.

The Indian Cobra or Spectacled Cobra, Naja naja, is a species of venomous snake native to the Indian subcontinent. The Indian Cobra is one of the four most venomous snakes in India, but is accountable for few human fatalities. Like other cobras, the...

The Egyptian Cobra, Naja haje, is a type of venomous snake native to North Africa and the Middle East. The Egyptian Cobra is the most common cobra in Africa. It lives from the Sahara Desert to the Syrian Desert. This cobra preys on small mammals, lizar...

The Eastern Green Mamba, Dendroaspis angusticeps, is a venomous arboreal snake native to the east coast of southern Africa. They are found from the coastal forest of the Eastern Cape in South Africa through Mozambique into Zimbabwe and the Malawian coa...

The Desert Death Adder, Acanthophis pyrrhus, is a species of Death Adder native to Australia and is one of the most venomous snakes in the world. The Desert Death Adder occurs over much of Central and Western Australia, protruding west of the Northern ...

The Common Death Adder, Acanthophis antarcticus, is a species of death adder native to Australia and is one of the most poisonous land snakes in the world. It occurs over much of eastern and coastal southern Australia including Queensland, New South Wa...

The Collett's Snake, also known as the Down's Tiger Snake and Collett's Black Snake, is a venomous snake native to Australia. The Collett's Snake is found exclusively in Queensland, Australia. It is primarily found to the west of Queensland and spreadi...

The Black Mamba, Dendroaspis polylepis, is a venomous snake from Africa. They can be found in scrub land, bushes and small trees. They tend to live in permanent lairs for long periods if not disturbed. They usually make their homes in vacated insect ...

The Cuban Crocodile, Crocodylus rhombifer, is found only in Cuba's Zapata Swamp and the Isle of Youth, and highly endangered, though it formerly ranged throughout the Caribbean. This croc appears to favor freshwater habitat such as swamps, marshes, and...

The Saltwater or Estuarine Crocodile, Crocodylus porosus, is the largest of all existing reptiles. It is found in suitable habitat throughout Southeast Asia and northern Australasia. These are known as "˜salties' in the Northern territory of Australia...

The Mugger Crocodile, Crocodylus palustris, also called the Iranian, Marsh, or Persian Crocodile, is found throughout the Indian subcontinent and the surrounding countries. These countries include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Iran. Mainly a ...

The Nile Crocodile is one of the three species of crocodile found in Africa, and the second largest species of crocodile. Its range covers most of Africa south of the Sahara and the island of Madagascar. The preferred habitat of Nile crocodiles is alon...

The Freshwater Crocodile, also known as Johnston's Crocodile, is found in the northern regions of Australia. They are found in the states of Western Australia, Queensland, and the Northern Territory. Main habitats include freshwater wetlands, billabo...

The Orinoco Crocodile, Crocodylus intermedius, is found in freshwater in northern South America, in particular the Orinoco river. It is restricted heavily to the Orinoco river drainage basin and the Meta river drainage basin in Colombia and Venezuela. ...

The American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus, is one of 4 species of New World crocodile and the most widespread in range. It occurs from the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of southern Mexico through Central America and in South America as far as Peru and Ve...

The Dwarf Crocodile, Osteolaemus tetraspis, is one of three existing African species of crocodile. They range across tropical lowland regions of sub-Saharan West Africa and West Central Africa. Individuals reside in permanent ponds and swamps and areas...