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Crocodile Marsh

Scientific name: Crocodylus palustris

Rugged reptile fierce in nature, with its razor sharp teeth; these predators are one of the primitive powerful lifeforms to surface on land. An interesting fact about these creatures is that, these are one of the oldest living reptiles on Earth, said to have co-lived with Dinosaurs. It habitats in freshwater lakes, rivers, marshes, and shallow water bodies.Female dig holes in the sand as nesting sites and lay up to 40-45 eggs during the dry season. Sex of the hatchlings depends on temperature during incubation. It preys on fish,reptiles, birds and mammals . Young feed on insects

Indian Rock Python

Scientific name: Python molurus

Indian Rock Python is a large nonvenomous Python species native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Indian subcontinentand Southeast Asia.It’s co;our pattern is whitish or yellowish with the blotched patternsvarying from tan to dark brown shades.

Indian flap shell turtle

Scientific name: Lissemys punctata

It’s a fresh water turtle species found in South Asia.The ‘fla- shelled’ name stems from the presence of femoral flaps located on the plastron.These flaps of skin cover the limbs when they retract into the shell

Red eared slider

Scientific name: Trachemys scripta elegans

Its a semi aquatic turtle. Belonging to the family Emydidae.It is the most popular pet turtle in the United States and is also popular as pet across the rest of the world.


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