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Did you think a frog is a reptile? Maybe it would help to learn the difference in reptiles and amphibians. Amphibians can't travel far from a water source because their skin would dry out. Their eggs wouldn't survive either since they must be laid in water. Reptiles, on the other hand, already have tough hard scaly skin.
The Slow and Steady Reptile: the Turtle
Of all the reptiles that can be found in an average neighborhood, turtles are probably the easiest to catch. Let's take a tour of a turtle and see what we can learn from it. One of the most interesting parts of the turtle is the most obvious, its shell. The back of a turtle shell is formed from bones that have fused together into a hard structure. On top of the bone layer are large scales that cover and protect the surface of the bone, and give the turtle its distinctive color.
Which Reptiles Do Not Make Good Pets?
Basically, any reptile that is caught in the wild is discouraged for use as a pet. It is cruel for a reptile to be removed from its natural environment, for it to be thrust into captivity against its will, just so someone can say they own it as a pet. If you must have a reptile for a pet, buy one that was raised or born in captivity.