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Encyclopedia of Evolution

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2005
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Science and technology, Life Sciences, Social sciences, Anthropology
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3,582 words
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Reptiles, the Reptilia, are a group of amniotes, four-legged vertebrates that differ from amphibians in possessing adaptations permitting full terrestriality, ...

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The New Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians (2 ed.)

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2008
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Science and technology, Life Sciences
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10,553 words
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The Oxford Companion to the Earth

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2003
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Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography
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996 words
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Reptiles, together with birds and mammals, constitute a single monophyletic group (an ancestor and all its descendants) that is called ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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84 words

Any of c.6,000 species of vertebrates distributed worldwide. Reptiles are cold-blooded. Most lay eggs on land. Some species - ...

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