Types of Reptiles: Snakes and Lizards focus. 5 th Grade . Reptiles . Snakes Lizards Alligators Crocodiles Turtles Iguanas. Most reptiles alive today come in the form of . ____________________________ ____________________________. Most reptiles alive today come in the form of….
-- No legs
1) some snakes have long, curved front teeth for hooking slippery prey
2) rattlesnakes and copperheads have venom glands attached to hollow teeth called fangs
(When snakes bite their prey, venom (poison) flows down through the fangs and enters the prey’s body, killing it)
Basilisk Lizard: “The Jesus-Christ Lizard” -can run on water –can splash their feet hard against the water, creating an air pocket that keeps them from sinking