How do you identify a reptile.
Have a body covered in scales
They are cold blooded and need to find a warm place in the sun to heat up their body or a cool place to cool down.
They lay soft-shelled eggs which are laid in warm places, like compost heaps
Most reptiles do not care for their young when hatched, though some do, such as crocodiles
Some reptiles, like the snakes, do not have limbs
Some reptiles, like turtles and tortoises, have scales that have adapted to form a hard shell-like structure to protect their body from predators
reptiles are consumers, eating plants and other animals
Have you ever seen a reptile in your garden?
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