Reptiles have developed hard scales which would possibly be made from keratin, a protein that makes up hair and nails too. Scales are used to guard them from predators and prevent water loss. A forked tongue helps them decide which direction a scent may be coming from. Some species of snake like Ball Pythons also use infrared thermal radiation to detect movement. Finally, there’s a massive difference between the way in which reptiles vs amphibians lay their eggs. Meanwhile, Reptile skin is roofed with keratinous scales to guard them towards harsher environments.
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Some of the biggest of these enamel belonged to the Mosasauridae superfamily, a gaggle of largely big marine reptiles who’s remains have been discovered around the globe. These huge customized Hybrid Reptile cages and reptile tanks are our most popular Hybrid reptile cage specials! Plenty of room for multiple herps in a lot of our enclosures. Optional Pull Out Dividers separate a cage to deal with multiple species, or add a hood for lighting or a stand for storage of all of your herping supplies.