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What are two things reptile owners need to provide?

Natural diet and natural habitat

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What is ectothermic?

Get their eat from an outside source

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How many body cavities of reptiles have?

One, coelomic cavity

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What type of young do reptiles produce?

Ovoviviparous and viviparous

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What does ovoviviparous mean?

Produce egg young

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What does viviparous mean?

Live young

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What are 2 other variations of the reptile organ system?

Renal portal circulation and a three chambered heart

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What is the top of the turtle shell called?

Carapace

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What is the bottom of the turtle shell called?

Plastron

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What are the outter sections of a turtle shell called?

Marginals

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What are the middle sections of a turtle shell look like?

Pleurals

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What are the 4 middle sections of the turtle shells called?

Vertebrals

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What are 5 types of bedding?

Topsoil, sand, wood shavings, newspapers, synthetic turf

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What type of rocks should be in the terrarium?

Flat-bottomed, smooth rocks

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What should the daytime temp be for a reptile?

75-89F

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What should the nighttime temp be?

About 5F cooler than daytime

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What are three primary heat sources for reptiles?

Incandescent light bulbs
Ceramic heat emitters
Flood lamps

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What are two secondary heat sources for reptiles?

Basking lamp
Heating pad

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How should you provide water?

Place water dish or bowl in cage and use a spray mottle to most

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What type of eater is a snake?

Carbicore

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What type of eater is a lizard?

Herbivore, insectivor, carnivor

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What do herbivor lizards eat?

Chopped mixed vegtables and fruits with a vitamin mineral supplement

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What do insectivor reptiles eat? 6

Crickets, mealworms, earthworms, grass hoppers, caterpillars, witan in/mineral supplement

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How many crickets should a insectivore lizard eat?

50%

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What does a carnivor lizard eat?

Pre killed rodents, chicks, fish

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What type of eaters are turtles?

Omnivores, herbivores, carnivores

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Where can you get blood from a snake? E

Heart buccal veins ventral tail vein

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Where can a snakes heart be palpated?

1/4-1/5 way down

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How many bones does a turtles carapace have?

50

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What bones make up the plastron?

Clavicles and ribs

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What bones make up the car apiece?

Ribs and vertebrae

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What is the superficial layer of keratin shields called on a turtle?

Scutes

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Where are four places you can get blood from a turtle?

Right jug, dorsal tail, heart, toenail

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Where can you give a sc injection on a turtle?

Causal aspect of forelimb, crainial aspect of hindlimb

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Where can you give an in to a turtle?

Lateral muscle mass on forelimb

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Where can you give a ICe injection on a turtle?

Cranial aspect of rear legs in be trilateral quadrant

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What are two venomous lizards?

Fula monster and Mexican beaded lizard

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Which species of lizard has a large colon?

Herbivores

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What are three ways I tell you have a male lizard?

Longer dorsal spine, larger dewlaps, larger femoral pores

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Where do you give a I'm in a lizard?

Muscles in forelimb and dorsal shoulder area

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Where do you give a ICe injection on a lizard?

Caudel quadrants