Reptiles are vertebrates that breathe air and are covered in boney plates, scales or both. The reptiles in Washington include turtles, snakes and lizards.
Vertebrates: animals that have backbones
Lizards: reptiles with movable eyelids, ears that are outside the body, scaly skin and usually four legs
Watch this video from FreeSchool to learn interesting facts about reptiles:
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Download your own Living with Snakes packet to learn all about snakes and how to attract them to your property.
anatomy: study of living things and their parts
Endangered western pond turtle, learn more here.