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"Let us strive to make each moment beautiful."
Saint Francis DeSales
painting by Katie Bergenholtz

Class Reptilia

Class Reptilia are distinguished by these features:
  • vertebrates with eggs
  • cold blooded
  • have scales or scutes
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"Reptilia comes from a Latin word that means "to creep." There are four orders of reptiles. Crocodilia contains alligators and crocodiles. Testudines are turtles and tortoises."
To make these notebook pages, Alex combined elements from Considering God's Creation and the old Exploring Creation with Zoology 2 notebook pages (they are no longer offered on the Apologia website.)
 Order Testudines (turtles)
Order Crocodilia (crocodiles and alligators)
" Squamata contains lizards and snakes...
 Order Squamata (snakes and lizards)

...Rhychocephalia contains only the Tuatara. Tuataras, unlike lizards, have no ear holes and love cool weather."This notebook page has a flipbook, from Considering God's Creation ,to show how the snakes' mouth opens wide enough to envelope his victim.

Order Rhynchocephalia (tuatara)

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1 comment:

  1. How did I miss this post? Now I'm heading over to check out the notebooking pages you used.

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