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reptiles

They are the first vertebrates that are fully adapted to environments.

They have evolved in such a way thanks to a waterproof skin with and their egg shell.

Most are , while some of them are omnivorous and a few are herbivorous. They have many resources to kill their : they can crush them with their jaws, hit them or use constriction and .

Perhaps that's why these animals are feared and associated with evil; It was a that gave Eve the apple and the villainous Jafar in Aladdin is a .
Descriptions related to reptiles are often derogatory such as: reptile, snake, and snake pit.
They can be oviparous, and some of them are ovoviviparous.
The Reptile class includes the orders: Crocodilia: such as crocodiles and caimans, Squamata: lizards and snakes and Chelonia: and tortoises
The terrestrial reptile species living in the Canary Islands are 6 , 5 geckos and 3 “lisas”.
Did you know that out of these 14 species, 13 are endemic?


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