100 Facts Reptiles and Amphibians contains key topics about these cold-blooded creatures in simple numbered facts. Every page is covered in fantastic illustrations and photographs that support a child's understanding of the text. Part of our range of reptile books for kids, this title is perfect for homework support.

Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Reptiles and Amphibians:
• How reptiles and amphibians adapt to different climates and living conditions 
• The hunting methods they use and their diet
• Leaping, crawling and camouflaging themselves from danger

Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts:
• The male South American Surinam toad is quite an acrobat. When mating underwater, it has to press the eggs onto its mate's back. The eggs remain there until they hatch. 
• One African gecko has such thin skin over its ear-openings that if you were to look at it with the openings lined up, you would see light coming through from the other side.
• Crocodile and alligator eggs only grow if they are kept warm, and the amount of heat affects whether the eggs develop into males or females. Below 30°C, the eggs all develop into females!

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