Are Snakes Amphibians?

The amphibians and reptiles share some common qualities. So, it is only natural to question which species belongs to which class of animals. For example, is a frog an amphibian or a reptile? How about a salamander or a snake? No, snakes are not amphibians. Just like crocodiles and lizards, snakes are one of the […]

Amphibians and Reptiles

What Is A Herp? (Examples)

A herp is commonly referred to as a reptile or an amphibian. Herp is short for herpetofauna and comes from the Greek word herpes, which means crawling things or creeping animal. All herps are “cold-blooded” which means they lack an internal thermostat. Instead, they must regulate body heat through their interactions with the environment. Other names associated […]