Reptiles  and Amphibians

Cottonmouth snake

Web Page for Kids
      
Alligators, snakes, turtles, lizards, amphibians

 

Reptiles:

Introduction to reptiles from Friends of the National Zoo - http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/

San Diego Zoo - http://animals.sandiegozoo.org/content/reptiles
                
http://kids.sandiegozoo.org/animals/reptiles

Electronic Zoo hotlist - http://netvet.wustl.edu/reptiles.htm

Ducksters - http://www.ducksters.com/animals/reptiles.php

Reptiles printouts from Enchanted Learning -
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/reptiles/printouts.shtml

San Diego Natural History Museum reptiles FAQs -
http://www.sdnhm.org/science/herpetology/resources/faqs-on-reptiles-and-amphibians/
     Field Guide -
http://herpatlas.sdnhm.org/species/field_guide/

Saint Louis Zoo Comparing Amphibians and Reptiles
http://www.stlzoo.org/animals/abouttheanimals/reptiles/
http://www.stlzoo.org/animals/abouttheanimals/amphibians/

  

Massachusetts snakes from UMass Extension http://www.masnakes.org/guide.html

Snakes of North America - pictures - http://www.pitt.edu/~mcs2/herp/SoNA.html

Turtles and Tortoises from PBS - http://www.pbs.org/search/?q=turtles 

Reptile Channel - http://www.reptilechannel.com/


Alligators - http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/american-alligator/
              http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Facts/FactSheets/Americanalligator.cfm

            More alligators - http://www.nps.gov/ever/naturescience/crocodile.htm

Caiman - http://crocodilian.com/cnhc/csp_ccro.htm
           http://a-z-animals.com/animals/caiman/
           http://crocodilian.com/cnhc/csp_ccro.htm

           http://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Caiman_crocodilus/
         http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/reptiles/caiman/Blackcaiman.shtml       

Crocodiles http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/crocs/
       
     http://www.lib.duke.edu/bes/reptiles/crockgator.htm
           http://www.defenders.org/wildlife_and_habitat/wildlife/crocodile.php
           http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Facts/FactSheets/Cubancrocodile.cfm

           http://www.livescience.com/28306-crocodiles.html
           http://crocodilian.com/cnhc/cbd-faq-q1.htm
           http://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/crocodilian       
        

Desert Iguana - http://www.desertusa.com/reptiles/desert-iguanas.html

Galapagos Tortoise
   http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/galapagos-tortoise/
   http://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/galapagos-tortoise

      http://library.sandiegozoo.org/factsheets/galapagos_tortoise/tortoise.htm
   http://a-z-animals.com/animals/galapagos-tortoise/
     webcam - http://www.mangolinkcam.com/webcams/reptiles/galapagos.html
   http://www.arkive.org/galapagos-giant-tortoise/chelonoidis-nigra/

Gecko
    
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/reptiles/lizard/Gecko.shtml
      http://www.pet-gecko.com/types-of-geckos.html
     http://www.oaklandzoo.org/Giant_Leaf_Tailed_Gecko.php
     Leopard gecko - http://www.zoo.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=1945    
                      http://www.oaklandzoo.org/Leopard_Gecko.php
     Lined Leaf gecko -
        http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/lizards-and-snakes-alive/transitional-group/geckos/lined-leaf-tailed-gecko-henkel-s-leaf-tailed-gecko
    
 Mossy Leaf gecko - http://www.lazoo.org/animals/reptiles/mossy-leaf-tailed-gecko/

     Tokay gecko - http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Facts/FactSheets/Tokaygecko.cfm

Gharials - http://a-z-animals.com/animals/gharial/
           http://library.sandiegozoo.org/factsheets/gharial/gharial.htm
           http://www.gharialconservationalliance.org/?page_id=216
           http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Facts/FactSheets/Gharial.cfm

           
http://www.whozoo.org/students/lydia/gharials.htm

Gila Monster - http://www.desertusa.com/reptiles/gila-monster.html
               
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/reptiles/lizard/Gilamonster.shtml
               
  http://www.whozoo.org/anlife2000/jamiebritt/gilaindexrev.html

Komodo Dragon - http://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/komodo-dragon
    
http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-komodo.html
     http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/komodo-dragon/
     http://www.scz.org/animal_exhibits-animal.php?a_id=210
     http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Facts/FactSheets/Komododragon.cfm
     http://www.nature.ca/notebooks/english/komodo.htm
     http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/reptiles/lizard/Komodoprintout.shtml

Lizards - http://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/lizard
           http://a-z-animals.com/animals/lizard/
           http://www.kidskonnect.com/component/content/article/13-animals/41-lizards.html
           http://www.factzoo.com/reptiles/types-of-lizards.html

           http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/reptiles/lizard/Lizardprintout.shtml
   
Horned Lizards - http://www.desertmuseum.org/books/nhsd_horned_lizard.php

    
Sea Turtles - http://seaworld.org/en/animal-info/animal-infobooks/sea-turtles
                http://www.conserveturtles.org/seaturtleinformation.php
     
                http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/turtles/
     
Sea Turtle Migration Tracking - http://cccturtle.org/seaturtletracking.php?page=currentsatelliteturtles
     Marine Turtles - http://www.turtles.org/marines.htm

Tortoises - http://www.conserveturtles.org/seaturtleinformation.php
            http://www.reptilegardens.com/learning-pages/turtles-tortoise/
            http://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/turtle-tortoise
            http://galapagosconservation.org.uk/wildlife/galapagos-giant-tortoise/

            
Desert Tortoise - https://www.nps.gov/moja/learn/nature/desert-tortoise.htm
                              https://www.nps.gov/moja/learn/nature/desert-tortoise.htm
                              
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/turtle/Destortprintout.shtml

                              http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/symbol-official-item/nevada/state-reptile/desert-tortoise
                                 http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/desert_tortoise.htm
             
Aldabra Tortoise -
                         http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Meet_the_zoos_herps/default.cfm?id=5
                        
http://whozoo.org/students/ceydel/turtle.htm

                            http://www.stlzoo.org/animals/abouttheanimals/reptiles/turtlesandtortoises/aldabratortoise/                        

Turtles - Sea - http://www.seaworld.org/infobooks/SeaTurtle/home.html
                http://www.defenders.org/sea-turtles/basic-facts

          
Marine - http://www.environment.gov.au/marine/marine-species/marine-turtles
                    https://kidskonnect.com/animals/turtle/
                   
http://42explore.com/turtle.htm
                    

      
   Gulf of Maine Aquarium - http://www.gma.org/turtles/
                                  
http://octopus.gma.org/turtles/species.html

      
   Eastern Box Turtle - http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Facts/FactSheets/Easternboxturtle.cfm
                               http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/eastern_box_turtle.htm
                               http://www.austinsturtlepage.com/Care/cs-easternboxie.htm
      
   Alligator Snapping Turtle -
                 
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Facts/FactSheets/Alligatorsnappingturtle.cfm

Snakes:

       Anaconda - http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/green-anaconda/
                   
http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/kids/species-profiles/green-anaconda
                  
https://www.vanaqua.org/learn/aquafacts/reptiles/anacondas
                   http://www.extremescience.com/biggest-snake.htm
                   
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/reptiles/snakes/Anacondacoloring.shtml

       Black Mamba - http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/black-mamba/
                       http://www.ypte.org.uk/animal/snake-black-mamba-/174
                       http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/black_mamba.htm

   Black Racer - http://srelherp.uga.edu/snakes/colcon.htm
                 http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/herpetology/fl-guide/colubercpriapus.htm

   Boa Constrictor - http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/boa-constrictor/
                    http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Facts/FactSheets/Boaconstrictor.cfm
                    
http://www.nature.ca/notebooks/english/boa.htm
                    
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/reptiles/snakes/Boa.shtml
                    
http://wonderclub.com/Wildlife/reptiles/BoaConstrictor.html

   Copperhead - https://ag.umass.edu/sites/ag.umass.edu/files/pdf-doc-ppt/ma_snake_guide.pdf (p. 14)
                 http://www.masnakes.org/snakes/copperhead/index.html

                 http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/gaston/Pests/reptiles/copperhead.htm
              
   http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Facts/FactSheets/Northerncopperhead.cfm

   Cottonmouth - http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Facts/FactSheets/Cottonmouth.cfm

   Coral Snake - http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/eastern-coral-snake/
                  http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/herpetology/fl-guide/micrurusffulvius.htm

   Eastern Hognose -
http://www.masnakes.org/snakes/eastern_hognose/index.html
                                 http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/eastern_hognose_snake.htm

           Garter Snake - http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/eastern_garter_snake.htm
                       http://www.anapsid.org/gartcare.html
                                          http://www.gartersnake.org/

       Green Mamba - http://www.whozoo.org/Intro98/kevbrash/greenmamba2.htm
                       http://greenmambasnake.com/
                       http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/lizards-and-snakes-alive/snakes/a-world-of-snakes/gabon-viper-eastern-green-mamba

       King Cobra - http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/king-cobra/
                       http://www.stlzoo.org/animals/abouttheanimals/reptiles/snakes/kingcobra/
             
           http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/reptiles/snakes/Kingcobra.shtml
                                    http://www.philadelphiazoo.org/Animals/Reptiles/Lizards-Snakes/King-Cobra.aspx

   Milk Snake - http://www.oplin.org/snake/fact%20pages/milk_snake/milk_snake.html
                        http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/wildlife/profiles/milk-snake.html
               
http://www.livescience.com/53333-milk-snakes.html

                                   http://www.masnakes.org/snakes/milk/
                http://www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Lampropeltis_triangulum/

   Python - http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Python_reticulatus.html
            http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-python.html
            http://www.kidzone.ws/lw/snakes/facts-python.htm
            http://www.pythonsnake.org/
            http://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/python

   Rattlesnake - http://www.desertusa.com/reptiles/rattlesnakes.html
               http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-rattlesnake.html
               http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/eastern-diamondback-rattlesnake/

   Timber Rattlesnake - http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/wildlife/profiles/timber-rattlesnake.html
                         http://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Crotalus_horridus/
                         https://www.bio.umass.edu/biology/research/gbi/timber-rattlesnake-crotalus-horridus
                         http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/herpetology/fl-guide/crotalushorridus.htm

   Ringneck Snake - http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/northern_ringneck_snake.htm
                   http://www.snakefacts.net/ringneck_snake/ringneck_snake.html
                   http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/herpetology/fl-guide/diadophispunctatus.htm


Amphibians:

Checklist and Identification Key for Amphibians
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/content/dam/nhmwww/take-part/identify-nature/amphibians-id-guide.pdf
http://animals.about.com/od/identifyinganimals/ss/amphibianidkey.htm
http://ufwildlife.ifas.ufl.edu/herp_id_help.shtml
http://animals.howstuffworks.com/amphibians/how-to-identify-amphibians.htm

Amphibians from Friends of National Zoo
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/default.cfm

Freaky Frogs from National Geographic
http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngexplorer/0403/articles/mainarticle.html


Amphibians at Fort Worth Zoo
http://whozoo.org/herps/amphibs/amphibs.htm

Frog Dissection

http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/virtual_labs/BL_16/BL_16.html
Virtual Frog Dissection Kit
http://www-itg.lbl.gov/vfrog/

Froggy Page with pictures and sounds
http://www.frogsonice.com/froggy/

Frogs from the Exploratorium
http://www.exploratorium.edu/frogs/

Frog Life Cycle
http://www.tooter4kids.com/Frogs/life_cycle_of_frogs.htm

Bullfrogs - http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/bullfrog.htm
            http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/amphibians/american-bullfrog/
            http://www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Lithobates_catesbeianus/

            http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Rana_catesbeiana.html

Leopard Frog - http://allaboutfrogs.org/info/species/leopard.html

Newts - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/amphibians/Newtprintout.shtml
          http://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/salamander-newt
          http://a-z-animals.com/animals/newt/
         http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/wildlife/profiles/red-spotted-newt.html
         http://www.naturehaven.com/Frog/salamander.html

Salamanders - http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/nongame/salamanders.html
              
http://www.anapsid.org/sallies.html
               http://www.naturehaven.com/Frog/salamander.html

Spring peeper - http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/spring_peeper.htm
                 http://www.enature.com/fieldguides/detail.asp?recnum=AR0014
                 http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/spring_peeper.htm
                 http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/amphibians/spring-peeper/
                 http://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Pseudacris_crucifer/
                 http://www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Pseudacris_crucifer/

Toads - True toads - http://reptiles.wikia.com/wiki/True_toads
                      http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Bufonidae.html

Amphibians printout from Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/coloring/amphibians.shtml


Reptiles word search game
 
http://www.thepotters.com/puzzles/kids/reptiles.html

"Reviled and Revered" from the Smithsonian Toads, Turtles, Snakes, Salamanders, 
    and Other Creepers and Crawlers  (grades 3-8)

   
http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/lesson_plans/herps/index.html

Snakes Alive! Webquest -
http://www.thematzats.com/snakes/webquest.htm

Learn About Snakes - http://www.42explore.com/snake.htm

Snakes - http://www.kidzone.ws/lw/snakes/facts.htm
          http://www.kidzone.ws/lw/snakes/activities.htm

Snakes Printouts - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/reptiles/snakes/printouts.shtml

Snakes Lesson Plan - http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesson-plans/snakes.cfm

Interactive Frog Dissection
  
http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/frog/home.html

Lesson Plans - http://www.reptilesalive.com/teachers/
               http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesson-plans/reptile-adaptations.cfm
               http://www.proteacher.com/110011.shtml
               http://annistonmuseum.org/uploadedFiles/Rep%20teachers%20guide.pdf
               http://bogglesworldesl.com/reptile_activity.htm
               http://thematicunits.theteacherscorner.net/reptiles.php
               
See also Mrs. M's
Plant and Animal Classification page

              See also Mrs. M's Dinosaurs page

 

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