What are Reptiles?

Reptiles are cold-blooded, live both in the water and on land, but differ from amphibians in that they are covered in small, rigid plates or “scales.”

Did you know?

A snake can go for weeks or even months before eating again after a large meal.

Reptiles on Exhibit

American Alligator
Black Rat Snake
Box Turtle
Diamondback Terrapin
Green Iguana
Northern Pine Snake
Red-Footed Tortoise
Stinkpot Turtle
Western Hognose Snake

Educational Reptiles

Argentine Tegu
Arizona Kingsnake
Ball Python
Bearded Dragon
Black Rat Snake
Blue-Tongued Skink
Boa Constrictor
Box Turtle
Fat-tailed Gecko
Leopard Tortoise
Milk Snake
Northern Pine Snake
Prehensile-Tailed Skink
Red-Footed Tortoise
Western Hognose Snake
Wood Turtle
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