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WIS 2552 Exercise 1

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There are no native species of chameleons in Madagascar.

False

A species of chameleon has been introduced to Florida.

True

The Tree Lizards inhabit _____.

pinyon-juniper woodland

Caecilians are not found in the tropics of _____.

Australia

Garter Snakes are _____ type foragers.

seize and swallow

Temperature – dependent sex determination was discovered in a study of ______.

Red-eared turtles

The Nile Crocodile is the largest Crocodile species in ______.

Africa

All turtles are egg layers.

True

The Desert Iguana is indigenous to _____.

the American southwest

Of the sea turtles the ______ is chiefly herbivorous.

Green Sea Turtle

According to a team of researchers, giant tortoises once occurred on all the continents except _____.

Australia

The _____ is an example of an herbivorous lizard.

Green Iguana

The ______ are very fast predators that feed by running down their prey.

Whiptails

_____ lizards feed on eggs, small mammals and birds.

Monitor

The term "plastron" refers to part of a turtle’s _______.

shell

In Florida, Alligators are hunted recreationally.

True

The _____ is a scavenger that may occasionally kill and eat mammals.

Komodo dragon

The ____ gecko is a common introduced lizard in Gainesville, Florida.

Mediterranean

There are roughly ___ species of salamanders.

310

An endemic family of frogs exists on the ____ islands.

Seychelles

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