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    They mainly feed on the blood, causing anemia to its host. Not only this, but they multiply by the dozen with clutches of eggs ranging in the 80s. There are treatable sicknesses mites give off to snakes, but in order to fully know if your snake has been infected with IBD, (Reptiles, n.d.) a proper evaluation by a veterinarian must take place in order to diagnose treatments (if there’s any at all). Other sicknesses from parasites seem twice as bad, but happen to have treatments available. For instance, Trichomoniasis found in snakes is caused by indigestion of rodents containing parasites or Amebiasis where they ingest contaminated food or water and end up having secondary bacterial infections throughout the body, both of which are curable. (Animal hospital,…

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    Chameleons are unusual reptiles. They are most well known for their eccentric ability to blend in with their surroundings. In reality, there are numerous misconceptions that chameleons only change colors to match their environment or to deceive predators. In fact, the main reason that chameleons change their skin is due to their mood. In a way, chameleons are greatly misunderstood. At times, I find myself relating to these fascinating creatures. I am flexible in situations and adaptable to my…

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    What are dinosaurs? Dinosaurs are enormously large reptiles (cold blooded animal) that lived during the Mesozoic era which is about 230 million years ago. Contrary to the general believe that all dinosaurs were cold blooded animals thought to be sluggish, there were dinosaurs who were warm blooded animals that shared more similar features with aves (birds) of these days than with reptiles, example of which is the velociraptors which belong to the genera Theropods. Some of these dinosaurs are…

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    Essay On Gila Monster

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    Interesting Facts about the Gila Monster There are many interesting facts to note about this lizard, considered the largest lizard in the United States that is native to the region. The interesting reptiles are also found in Mexico while in the United States they are found in Nevada, New Mexico, Sonora Arizona, California and Utah. These are dry areas since the Gila monster likes desert and semi-desert areas. The Gila monster is one of the poisonous lizards in the world, having poison that is…

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    Climate Change

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    the time a migratory bird begins to migrate, or changing the location of where they spend their migratory season. Another example can be the rate at which a plant ages, or otherwise known as phenophases of the plant, and how they can be either lengthened or shortened in terms of time. As a result of progressive climate change, phenological changes are becoming more apparent in the world. In some cases of phenological shifts, an organism can directly affect their genealogy due to the climate…

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    The Reptile Room Summary

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    The Reptile Room begins with the three Baudelaire orphans, Violet, Klaus, and Sunny. The became orphans do to a very sad event. This sad event started with a fire that burned their house down and killed their loving parents.After, they were sent to a distant relative named Count Olaf. Count Olaf is a greedy man that wants the Baudelaire families’s fortune. He was caught, but escaped. They are now traveling to their new guardian's home along Lousy Lane. Dr. Montgomery turns out to be much more…

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    Therapsida Research Paper

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    Therapsida – *Therapsida is a group of synapsids, and includes mammals and their ancestors. *They were advanced mammal like reptiles that appeared during early Jurassic and became dominant land animal during middle Permian period. *They evolved from a group of pelycosaurs called sphenacodonts. *The legs are positioned more vertically…

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    Crocodiles and alligator two creatures that share many similarities. But what are the real differences between them? Sometime people do not recognize how to differentiate an alligator from a crocodile. Although they are reptiles, they have dissimilitude in the family, in the shape of the nose and the position of the teeth. The first difference is that alligators and crocodiles are from distinct families. There are three groups of crocodilians: the alligatoridae, which includes the alligator and…

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    Turtle Vs Alligator

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    Have you ever wondered what are the similarities and differences between an alligator snapping turtle and an american alligator? They have similar diets,traits,and a habitat crave for freshwater. Although, there also many differences between the two. For example, both reptiles have a way of protecting themselves, but each animal has a different trait that does just that. …

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    Edfu Temple Snakes

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    1 Six guardian and beneficent snakes at Edfu temple Ahmed KhalafAllah Safina∗ The scope of this paper is limited to the discussion of some lesser known aspects of six snakes at Edfu temple1. I aim with this paper to develop the understanding of these elusive beings through the examination of their nature, roles, names, and epithets. These snakes originally belonged to subordinate deities2 that had a beneficial and protective role with regard to Horus of Behdety…

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