Category "World of Wonder - Reptiles"


The red-crowned roof turtle is found in the Chambal River in North India. Basking on rocks and logs, quick to dive into the water with the slightest of disturbances, these turtles are a critically endangered species, due to habitat destruction – mainly caused by building of dams and sand mining. […]

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Green iguanas are found distributed from Mexico to Brazil and are largely arboreal. Being almost entirely vegetarian they do occasionally eat carrion and insects and can grow up to 6 feet. The green iguanas have a white photo sensory organ on the top of their heads called parietal. […]

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