Category "World of Wonder - Reptiles"

19Nov2019

This is a very small South American crocodile and usually grow less than 3m long. Found in Belize, Mexico and Guatemala, these crocodiles have a broader snout when compared to the rest of the crocodiles. They live in freshwaters like swamps, marshes and ponds. Marsh crocodiles are usually very shy, although there have been instances when they have attacked humans. Females lay between 20 – 45 eggs between the months of April and June. […]

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15Oct2019

The Nile crocodile is one of the largest crocodilians in the world. Living in the Nile basin, sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar in freshwater marshes, mangrove swamps and rivers, they are found quite close to human settlements which leads to a lot of attacks. Since they do not really have a particular diet, someone nearby might look like a tasty meal. […]

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8Oct2019

These are the tiniest crocodilians in the world, the males growing up to a maximum of 1.6m and the female up to 1.2m. Found in Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay, Columbia and Venezuela, they live in freshwater forested rivers and near lakes that have flooded forests, even surviving in very high altitudes with temperatures dropping to 13 – 19 degrees Celsius. […]

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17Sep2019

Vine snakes are found in a lot of places around India except in the northwest and around the Gangetic basin. They are mainly arboreal in nature found in places like rain forests, low bushes and trees in the plains and are pretty much diurnal. Vine snakes rely on their colour and shape to escape being found. […]

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