In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Anyone who wants to find out more about the giant reptiles should have a look here.
- Sculptures depicting serpents, reptiles, fowl, and other animals were fashioned by Doyle from tree limbs and trunks, driftwood, and scrap pieces of lumber.
- Several hunts organized by the city government over the past months turned up empty-handed, apparently since cold-blooded reptiles are not very active during the chillier months.
- On many occasions, Karen has observed a female hippo grooming a crocodile basking in the sun, licking the reptile's hide for up to 15 minutes, then ending the session with a huge open-mouth gape.
- The lectures offered include one about reptiles and amphibians native to Kentucky, which includes a chance for the children to handle live, non-venomous snakes, lizards, salamanders, toads and frogs.
- Over 3,000 reptiles, birds and mammals live in the park in their natural habitats.
- He's really a wildlife photographer; to get his shots, he turns into an adventurer who has learned much about reptiles - snakes being his favorite cold-blooded creature.
- The Jurassic and Cretaceous together were the age of giant reptiles.
- ‘A Molecular Phylogeny of Reptiles,’ published in 1999 in the journal Science, presents evidence that supports a re-ordering of the relationships among living reptiles.
- One of only two remaining alligator species in the world, this reptile has the dubious distinction of being the planet's most endangered species.
- It is considered one of the world's most endangered reptiles, with fewer than 500 individuals living in three tiny islands off the coast of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Stainton has helmed Irwin's cable exploits for years, and he understands the inherent drama and suspense in diddling with deadly snakes and toothy reptiles.
- Meanwhile, a top-secret government agency that deals in the paranormal is hot on the tracks of the mysterious reptile sighted in the skies of California.
- More than 70 species of mammals, 300 species of birds, 80 species of reptiles and amphibians, and hundreds of insects, spiders and scorpions have been recorded in the reserve.
- It provides an important habitat for almost 400 species of migratory birds, 80 species of mammals, and 40 species of reptiles and amphibians.
- Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Far North Queensland takes the idea of a tourist facility for the viewing of native reptiles in their natural habitat to another level.
- An RSPCA dragnet of the area surrounding the pond failed to locate the beast, and the organisation warned locals to keep their eyes peeled for rogue reptiles.
- When gazed upon by so many strangers, some of the Snake men appeared to be more nervous, and did not handle the reptiles in the fearless manner which marked earlier performances.
- Instead of preying on the nocturnal rat, for instance, the diurnal mongoose turned its attention to native birds and reptiles, many of which appeared to decline in Caribbean and Hawaiian locales.
- I thought it was just some cautionary warning about feeding reptiles.
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