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Reptiles

Turtles, tortoises, snakes, lizards, tuataras, crocodiles, and alligators are some of the animals found within the more than 7,700 species of reptiles.

All reptiles have skin covered with scales and they're are ectotherms ("cold-blooded"). Take a look at the other characteristics of this class of animals.

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