Green Tree Python

Classification Class Mammalia Order Squamata Family Pythonidae Genus Morelia Species viridis Habitat & Range This completely arboreal species is found in tropical rainforests, monsoon forests, dense thickets of bamboo¬†or vines and forest margins that contain bushes and shrubs. This species is found in New Guinea, various islands in Indonesia, and the northern tip of Australia … Continued

Frilled Lizard

Classification Class Reptilia Order Squamata Family Agamidae Genus Chalamydosaurus Species kingii Habitat & Range This species of lizard lives in warm temperate dry forests and semi-arid grassy woodlands. The frilled lizard is found in northern Australia, southern New Guinea. Frilled Lizard Chalamydosaurus kingii The name of this spectacular lizard comes from the large leathery ruff … Continued

Komodo Dragon

Classification Class Reptilia Order Squamata Family Varanidae Genus Varanus Species komodoensis Habitat & Range This reptile is found in dry open grassland, savanna and tropical forest at low elevations. Komodo dragons are found on a few small islands east of Bali and south of Borneo including Komodo Island, Flores Island, Rinca Island and Padar Island. … Continued

Alligator Snapping Turtle

Classification Class Reptilia Order Chelonia Family Chelydridae Genus Macroclemys Species temminckii Habitat & Range Alligator snapping turtles live in deep waters of large muddy rivers and associated major tributaries as well as lakes, canals, swamps, ponds and bayous. This species occupies all river systems that drain into the Gulf of Mexico including the Mississippi up … Continued