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Reptiles & Amphibians

Reptiles are cold-blooded vertebrate animals that lay eggs and have scales or plates on their skin. Though all cellular metabolism produces some heat, modern reptiles do not generate enough to maintain a constant body temperature and are thus referred to as "cold-blooded." They are found on every continent except for Antarctica, although their main distribution comprises the tropics and subtropics. Almost all reptiles are covered by scales and most are egg-laying. Reptiles are tetrapods and amniotes, animals whose embryos are surrounded by an amniotic membrane.

Amphibians are a class of animals that include all tetrapods (four-legged vertebrates) that do not have amniotic eggs. They live both on land and in water but must lay their eggs in water. The name is derived from the Greek word amphibios which means "living a double life," as they spend part of their time on land and part in the water. There are about 5,700 living species of amphibians.

A herpetologist is a zoologist who studies reptiles and amphibians, and he has plenty to study! There are 23 species of crocodiles, caimans and alligators; 2 species of tuataras, 7,600 species of lizards, snakes and the like, and approximately 300 species of turtles.

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Answers Book for Kids Volume 2
by Ken Ham
from Master Books
for Kindergarten-4th grade
in Worldview & Apologetics for Kids (Location: CPB-08A)
Big Dinosaur Sticker Book
by Paul Nicholls
from Usborne
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Usborne Sticker Books (Location: A01-01A)
Bigger Than T. Rex
by Don Lessem
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ACL-SCI)
Christian Liberty Nature Reader Book 4
by Paul Lindstrom & Edward Shewan
2nd edition from Christian Liberty Press
for 4th grade
in CLP Phonics & Reading (Location: B09-03C)
Danger in the Desert
by Roger Cohen
from Sterling Publishing Co.
for 5th-9th grade
in Gilded Age (1865-1918) (Location: B01-20B)
Digging Up Dinosaurs
by Aliki
from HarperCollins
for Preschool-3rd Grade
in Dinosaurs & Fossils (Location: BSR-11B)
Dinosaur - Coloring Book
by Anthony Rao
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-4th grade
in Dover Coloring Books (Location: A01-DOV)
Dinosaur Activity Book
by Earl & Bonita Snellenberger
2015 Printing from Master Books
for Preschool-1st grade
in Dinosaurs & Fossils (Location: BSR-11B)
Dinosaur Bones
by Aliki
from HarperCollins
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Dinosaurs & Fossils (Location: BSR-11B)
Dinosaurs
Usborne Beginners
by Stephanie Turnbull
from Usborne
for 1st-2nd grade
in Usborne Beginners (Location: CPB-05B)
Dinosaurs Big and Small
Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science
by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
from HarperCollins
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ACL-SCI)
Dinosaurs by Design
by Duane Gish
from Master Books
for 2nd-6th grade
in Dinosaurs & Fossils (Location: BSR-11B)
Dinosaurs for Kids
by Ken Ham
from Master Books
for 3rd-6th grade
in Dinosaurs & Fossils (Location: BSR-11B)
Dinosaurs of Eden
by Ken Ham
from Master Books
for 3rd-6th grade
in Dinosaurs & Fossils (Location: BSR-11B)
Dinosaurs of Prey - Coloring Book
from Spizzirri Press
for 2nd-6th
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Dinosaurs on the Move
by Cathy Diez-Luckie
1st edition from Figures in Motion
for 3rd-6th grade
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Dinosaurs Unleashed
by Eric Lyons, Kyle Butt
2nd edition from Apologetics Press
for 3rd-6th grade
in Dinosaurs & Fossils (Location: BSR-11B)
Discovery of T. Rex
by Dougal Dixon
from Brighter Child
for 2nd-6th grade
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DK Eyewitness Series
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Greek History Reference for 4th-8th grade
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Dragons
by Bill Looney
from Master Books
for 4th-6th grades
in Dinosaurs & Fossils (Location: BSR-11B)
Dragons - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Christy Shaffer
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-6th grade
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Dragons of the Deep
by Carl Wieland
from Master Books
for 5th-8th grade
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Dry Bones and Other Fossils
by Gary & Mary Parker
2nd edition from Master Books
for 4th-6th grade
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by Duane T. Gish
from Master Books
for 9th-12th grade
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by Jeannie Fulbright
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for 3rd-6th grade
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Extremely Weird Frogs
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for 1st-4th grade
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ACL-SCI)
Extremely Weird Reptiles
by Sarah Lovett
from Avalon Travel Publishing
for 3rd-6th grade
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ACL-SCI)
Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America
by Roger Conant
2nd edition from Houghton Mifflin
for 3rd-Adult
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ACL-SCI)
Fossil Book
Wonders of Creation Series
by Gary & Mary Parker
from Master Books
for 4th-10th grade
in Dinosaurs & Fossils (Location: BSR-11B)
Fossil Book - Study Guide and Workbook
Wonders of Creation Series
by Gary Parker & Mary Parker
from Answers in Genesis
for 4th-10th grade
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Frog
by Sally Tagholm
from Kingfisher
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ACL-SCI)
How Big Were the Dinosaurs? Gigantic!
by Patrick O'Brien
from Henry Holt and Company
for 3rd-6th grade
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ACL-SCI)
In the Presence of Dinosaurs
by John Colagrande, Larry Felder
1st edition from Time-Life Books
for 8th-12th grade
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ACL-SCI)
Living Fossils
by Carl Werner
from Master Books
for 9th-Adult
in Evolution: The Grand Experiment (Location: B17-01D)
Living Fossils - DVD
by Dr. Carl Werner
from Master Books
for 9th-Adult
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by Carl Werner
from Master Books
for 9th-Adult
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Living Fossils - Set
by Carl Werner
from Master Books
for 9th-Adult
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by Carl Werner
from Master Books
for 9th-Adult
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Lizard - Stickers
from Dover Publications
for Preschool-5th grade
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Lizards - Coloring Book
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by Jan Sovak
from Dover Publications
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in Dover Coloring Books (Location: A01-DOV)
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by Edward P. Ortleb & Richard Cadice
from Milliken Publishing
for 5th-9th grade
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by Holling C. Holling
from Houghton Mifflin
Realistic fiction for 3rd-8th grade
1952 Newbery Honor Book
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Museum Guide
by Answers In Genesis
from Answers in Genesis
for 3rd-7th grade
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ACL-SCI)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to Reptiles & Amphibians
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for 4th-Adult
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by John D. Morris
from Master Books
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Worldview & Apologetics for Kids (Location: CPB-08A)
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Peterson First Guide
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from Houghton Mifflin
for 1st-4th grade
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from Master Books
for 10th-12th grade
in Master Book Science (Location: B17-01C)
Poison Dart Frogs
by Jennifer Dewey
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in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ACL-SCI)
Poisonous Snakes - Coloring Book
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by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
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for 2nd-5th grade
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by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
from Spizzirri Press
for 2nd-5th grade
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