Reptiles are cold-blooded, which means that they rely on heat from their surroundings to warm up. Here, we’ll show a list of names of reptiles in English with pictures. This list will help you advance your English vocabulary for animals.
What are reptiles?
Reptiles are a varied group of vertebrates that includes snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, turtles, worm-lizards, and caimans. They live in deserts, forests, freshwater wetlands, and the open ocean.
List of Reptiles
- Green anole
- Gila monster
Examples of Reptiles
- Some species of turtle can remain underwater for 24 hours.
- A skink sunned itself on the rock that Igel had sat upon.
- It is an incredibly ugly gruesome-looking animal, rather like a baby crocodile but with a shorter head.
- The desert tortoise is one of many species in the protected area.
- He’s terrified of being bitten by a snake.
- He stood facing the wall where the lizard stains were, rubbing the back of his neck.
- The chameleon changes color to match its surroundings.
- He looks up at the ceiling, which a gecko is slowly traversing.
- The pythons have even been known to devour the odd alligator.
- One of the most deadly animals in the world, the cobra, employs just such a device.
- Some species of python have been measured at over 28 feet long.
- The rattlesnake can see in the dark and makes no noise as it glides along.
- He will suck the poison of serpents; the fangs of an adder will kill him.
- Look, it won’t be a boa constrictor, will it?
- The local dragon, a marine iguana, grazes on green algae.
- This young capybara was dragged into the water by a caiman, a local alligator.
- The Gila monster has to be reckoned among the world’s most poisonous creatures.
- A western cottonmouth didn’t survive the trip across a levee road in Illinois.
- The mamba is mainly threatened by habitat destruction.
- The tuatara of New Zealand is the only extant rhynchocephalian.
- Be careful of that viper; he is dangerous.
- It was late in the year for snakes, but after days of rain, the afternoon was warm and sunny enough to bring a rattler or copperhead out to the sun.