• Reptiles can be found on every continent except Antarctica.
  • Many turtles live in the ocean, while others live in freshwater or on land.
  • Lizards are all terrestrial, but their habitats may range from deserts to rainforests.
  • Large reptiles such as crocodilians are the top predators in their ecosystems, preying on birds, fish, deer, turtles, and sometimes domestic livestock.
  • Some species of reptiles, especially marine reptiles, are at risk of extinction.
  • Some are threatened by habitat loss.
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