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World's Most Unusual Reptiles

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Word reptiles that are unique and unusual. Interesting facts and features abound in these fun reptiles.

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Sea Snake Report Abuse
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Atheris hispida Report Abuse
A snake that is horny rather than having flat scales on its back.
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Fan Throated Lizard Report Abuse
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Barking Gecko Report Abuse
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Elephant Trunk Snake Report Abuse
This gray snake does look like a trunk, or like it had an altercation with a steam-roller.
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Rainbow Agama Report Abuse
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Southern Flying Lizard and Flying Dragon Report Abuse
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Marine Iguana Report Abuse
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Langaha nasuta Report Abuse
Horn-like projection on its snout, it’s venomous with a painful bite.
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Indo-Chinese Forest Lizard Report Abuse
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Sandfish and Mole Skinks Report Abuse
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Horned Viper Report Abuse
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Brookesia micra Report Abuse
A chameleon species not much bigger than a match head when full grown.
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Tiger keelback Report Abuse
This snake is specially adapted to eat poisonous frogs. It is not immune to their poison, but it can sequester it into special neck glands where it is stored. The snake can then use the frogs poison on its predators.
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Cnemidophorus uniparens Lizards Report Abuse
All female populations that manage to reproduce. Those that fake sexual acts reproduce more successfully.
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Coast Horned Lizard Report Abuse
They can shoot highly pressurized streams of blood out of its eyes if threatened for defense purposes.
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Chameleon Report Abuse
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Flying Snakes Report Abuse
These snakes are even better gliders than flying squirrels, believe it or not. They can glide up to 100 meters or more. In order to fly they suck in their stomachs and flare their ribs so that they are flatter and more concave. They also slither in mid-air for added control.
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Thorny Devil Report Abuse
Changes color due to the climate. It becomes pale when its warm and darker when it’s cold. It also has a false head at the base of its neck and is VERY thorny.
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Frill-necked Lizard Report Abuse
When the lizard is frightened it shows its bright orange inside mouth and bright frill making it appear much larger, brighter, and generally scarier.
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Phrynocephalus mystaceus Report Abuse
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Chrested Gecko Report Abuse
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Common Basilisk Report Abuse
Can run on water
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Tentacled Snake Report Abuse
Silhouetted this snake looks like a giant slug.
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Burrowing asp Report Abuse
This snake has large venomous fangs that are so large it can actually bite with its mouth closed. It can also move its fangs independently of each other, so it can bite prey sideways with one fang and not the other.
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