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  • Broad-snouted caiman

    Broad-snouted caiman

    The green color with grayish tones of the broad-snouted caiman enables it to camouflage itself in areas that are thick in vegetation.

    Its short, sturdy snout is as broad as its head.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Crocodilia
    Family
    Alligatoridae
  • Norops sagrei

    Brown anole

    The brown anole has an elongated, brown body, a pointed muzzle and a long tail. The female and young have pale bands or a series of spots on their backs.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Squamata
    Family
    Dactyloidae
  • Common house gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus)

    Common house gecko

    The common house gecko, also called the Asian house gecko, is a small lizard that is usually gray or pale brown. Its body is marked with small iridescent green dots, and its belly is white.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Squamata
    Family
    Gekkonidae
  • Emerald tree boa

    Emerald tree boa

    The adult emerald tree boa is very bright green with white markings above, and yellow or cream below. The young are reddish-brown until 8 months of age. This snake has large canine teeth.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Squamata
    Family
    Boidae
  • Podocnemis expansa

    Giant south-american river turtle, Arrau side-necked turtle

    The Giant South American turtle is a large semi-aquatic turtle with a flattened oral‑shaped carapace that is slightly wider at the rear.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Testudines (Chéloniens)
    Family
    Podocnemididés
  • Chrysemys picta

    Painted turtle

    The shell of this turtle is ringed with yellow or red. The horny shields are black or greenish. Its head, neck, legs and tail are covered in clearly visible yellow or red stripes.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Testudines (Chelonia)
    Family
    Emydidae
  • Chelonoidis carbonaria

    Red-footed tortoise

    The red-footed tortoise has a black carapace with yellow or orangish spots. Its plastron is yellowish brown. The scales on its head are yellow, red or orange. Its jaws are dark-coloured.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Chelonia
    Family
    Testudinidae
  • Glyptemys insculpta

    Wood turtle

    The shell of this turtle is covered in horny shields with marked growth rings. The plastron (ventral part of the shell) is yellow and black. Its skin may be red or orangish.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Testudines (Chelonia)
    Family
    Emydidae
  • Eunectes notaeus

    Yellow anaconda

    The yellow anaconda is a large greenish-yellow semi-aquatic snake with black markings.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Squamata
    Family
    Boidae
  • Podocnemis unifilis

    Yellow-spotted Amazon river turtle

    This turtle has a flattened oval carapace varying in colour from brown to greenish grey. There are dark spots on its yellow plastron. It has one or two barbels on its chin.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Testudines (Chelonia)
    Family
    Podocnemididae