Flashcards in Reptiles Deck (41):
What are two things reptile owners need to provide?
Natural diet and natural habitat
What is ectothermic?
Get their eat from an outside source
How many body cavities of reptiles have?
One, coelomic cavity
What type of young do reptiles produce?
Ovoviviparous and viviparous
What does ovoviviparous mean?
Produce egg young
What does viviparous mean?
What are 2 other variations of the reptile organ system?
Renal portal circulation and a three chambered heart
What is the top of the turtle shell called?
What is the bottom of the turtle shell called?
What are the outter sections of a turtle shell called?
What are the middle sections of a turtle shell look like?
What are the 4 middle sections of the turtle shells called?
What are 5 types of bedding?
Topsoil, sand, wood shavings, newspapers, synthetic turf
What type of rocks should be in the terrarium?
Flat-bottomed, smooth rocks
What should the daytime temp be for a reptile?
What should the nighttime temp be?
About 5F cooler than daytime
What are three primary heat sources for reptiles?
Incandescent light bulbs
Ceramic heat emitters
What are two secondary heat sources for reptiles?
How should you provide water?
Place water dish or bowl in cage and use a spray mottle to most
What type of eater is a snake?
What type of eater is a lizard?
Herbivore, insectivor, carnivor
What do herbivor lizards eat?
Chopped mixed vegtables and fruits with a vitamin mineral supplement
What do insectivor reptiles eat? 6
Crickets, mealworms, earthworms, grass hoppers, caterpillars, witan in/mineral supplement
How many crickets should a insectivore lizard eat?
What does a carnivor lizard eat?
Pre killed rodents, chicks, fish
What type of eaters are turtles?
Omnivores, herbivores, carnivores
Where can you get blood from a snake? E
Heart buccal veins ventral tail vein
Where can a snakes heart be palpated?
1/4-1/5 way down
How many bones does a turtles carapace have?
What bones make up the plastron?
Clavicles and ribs
What bones make up the car apiece?
Ribs and vertebrae
What is the superficial layer of keratin shields called on a turtle?
Where are four places you can get blood from a turtle?
Right jug, dorsal tail, heart, toenail
Where can you give a sc injection on a turtle?
Causal aspect of forelimb, crainial aspect of hindlimb
Where can you give an in to a turtle?
Lateral muscle mass on forelimb
Where can you give a ICe injection on a turtle?
Cranial aspect of rear legs in be trilateral quadrant
What are two venomous lizards?
Fula monster and Mexican beaded lizard
Which species of lizard has a large colon?
What are three ways I tell you have a male lizard?
Longer dorsal spine, larger dewlaps, larger femoral pores
Where do you give a I'm in a lizard?
Muscles in forelimb and dorsal shoulder area