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Name the 4 membranes around a reptile egg and tell what each does.
Chorion-respiration & protection
Amnion-Protection & keeps embryo moist
Allantois-Stores waste
Yolk Sac-Provides stored food
Snakes can see ______ and _______
Movent & Close Objects
What type of a heart do reptiles have? What advantage is this?
3 Chambered.2 atriums.partially divided ventricle.Prevents mixing of oxygenated & noxygenated blood
Reptiles bodies are covered by _____ or ______ that protect against _________ and ____________.
bony plates,scales,water loss and physical damage
How can snakes breath when swallowing?
trachea extends to front of lower jaw
Turtles have a _____ ______ beak.
Toothless horny
Why are snakes useful?
Eats rodents & other pests
Why do snakes shed their skin and how do they do it?
Rub side of face on a rock or stick.Skin rolls up & catches. Snake rolls out.
Snakes can strike ___ to ____ of thier length.
1/3 to 1/2
Reptiles are ____ blooded.
Cold
Reptiles breath through _____
lungs
How fast can snakes move?
.6-1mph
Nictitating membrane
3rd eyelid
Keratin
What snake scales are made of
Eats plants & animals
Omnivore
Eardrum
typanic membrane
top shell
carapace
broad plats on bottom
scutes
active at night
elliptical
bottom shell
plastron
means active during day
Round pupils
elliptical pupil means active at night
nocturnal
sea marsh turtle
terrapin
live young
vivparous
round pupil acting during day
diurnal
2 pits in the roof of snakes mouth
Jacobsons organ
eggs hated in body
Ovoviviparous
Heat sensing pit below eye
Pit viper
Ectotherm
Cold blooded
land turtle
tortoise
ecdysis
sheds skin
3 poisonous snakes of PA
Timber Rattler
Massasauga Rattler
Copperhead
2 poisonous lizards
Gila Monster
Beaded
4 crocodilia
Alligators
Crocodiles
Gaivils
Caimen
2 Chelonia
Tortoise & crocodilians
1 rhychocephalia
Tuatara
Best known lizard
Chameleon
Most common lizard in PA
skink
Largest lizard in US
iguana
Largest lizard in world
Komodo Dragon
Largest poisonous snake in US
Eastern Diamond Back
Most snake death in PA
Western Diamondback
Largest Poisonous snake in world
King Cobra
Most snake deaths in the world
Russells viper & asian cobra
Biggest fangs
Gabon viper
Meanest snake
Black mamba
3 strongest venom snakes
Tiger
Crate
Saw scale vipe