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Term Reptile

 A lung-breathing vertebrate animal whose temperature adjusts to that of the environment and is covered in scales or places. 

A reptile reproduces by laying eggs. Examples are: crocodiles, lizards, snakes and turtles. Most are terrestrial.

146 species of reptiles have been registered in the country, among which the southern turtle (Trachemys decorata), a freshwater turtle that is endemic to the island, stands out.


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PhotoReptile - Iguana Rinoceronte
PhotoReptile - Iguana de Ricord