Amphibians and Reptiles

Characteristics Of Amphibians

The word amphibian can be broken up into two parts. “Amphi” meaning two, and “bian” meaning life. Combining both phrases means to have two lives. This is because the amphibians, in theory, live a double life. They start in life being as an aquatic gill-bearing living organism. Then, amphibians go on a metamorphosis journey, meaning […]


Are Snakes Cold-blooded? (Ectothermic)

The snake is a reptile that can be found on every continent except Antarctica. They are carnivores, and they prey on other animals like rodents, lizards, birds and eggs. Let’s learn more and find out if they are cold-blooded. Yes, Snakes are cold-blooded (ectothermic), which means they rely on external heat sources to regulate their […]