Which is the smallest lizard?

A little gecko from the Caribbean is the world’s smallest lizard. This tiny reptile is only about four centimetres long. That’s about as long as your thumb.

Which is the largest turtle?

The leatherback turtle is about the size of a small car. This giant reptile can grow almost three metres long, from its head to the tip of its tail. It measures nearly three metres across its front flippers. It can weigh almost a tonne.

Is it true? Most poisonous snakes live in Africa.

No. Eight out of ten of the world’s deadliest snakes live in Australia. About 3,000 people are bitten by snakes there every year. Luckily, very few of these snakebites are fatal.

Amazing! At almost a quarter of a tonne, the anaconda from South America is the world’s bulkiest snake. This heavyweight snake lies in sluggish rivers or streams, waiting for prey to come down to drink. Then it grabs its victim in its mouth and squeezes it to death.

Which is the smallest crocodile?

The smallest crocodile is the dwarf caiman which lives in South America. This mini crocodile only grows about 1.5 metres long, about a third of the size of its giant cousin, the massive saltwater crocodile.

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