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synonyms for reptile

  • cheater
  • coward
  • cur
  • dastard
  • heel
  • informer
  • louse
  • rascal
  • scoundrel
  • skunk
  • slink
  • snake
  • toad
  • weasel
  • wretch
  • con artist
  • snake in grass
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How to use reptile in a sentence

The human Murphy did a lot of work early in his career on Komodo dragons and later published a book on reptile play behavior, using observations from the National Zoo’s Komodo dragons.
THE NATIONAL ZOO’S WILD NAMING INSPIRATION, FROM BILLY JOEL TO THE GOLDEN GIRLSJOHN KELLYJANUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With the “massive smell of reptile” in there they may steer clear, he says.
MONITOR LIZARDS’ HUGE BURROW SYSTEMS CAN SHELTER HUNDREDS OF SMALL ANIMALSJAKE BUEHLERJANUARY 19, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
For decades, the invasive reptiles have slithered up trees to feast upon the forest birds of Guam.
THESE SNAKES WIGGLE UP SMOOTH POLES BY TURNING THEIR BODIES INTO ‘LASSOES’KATE BAGGALEYJANUARY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The next year, while conducting reptile and amphibian surveys in roughly the same region, Fulgence found three more of the spiders hiding in similar leaf retreats.
THESE SPIDERS MAY SEW LEAVES INTO FAKE SHELTERS TO LURE FROGS TO THEIR DOOMJAKE BUEHLERJANUARY 4, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The reptiles weren’t hurt, just so cold that they couldn’t move and lost their grip.
FROM ELVIS WORMS TO THE MILKY WAY’S EDGE, THESE SCIENCE STORIES SPARKED JOY IN 2020ERIKA ENGELHAUPTDECEMBER 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Leung says the Indo-Pacific region, where bird populations have drastically decreased, is one area that is at risk, and the research also points to widespread harm to reptile populations in many other regions.
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION WORKS, AND VERTEBRATES HAVE THE NUMBERS TO PROVE ITRACHAEL ZISKDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Bringsøe is an amateur herpetologist, someone who studies reptiles and amphibians.
THIS SNAKE RIPS OPEN A LIVING TOAD TO FEAST ON ITS ORGANSERIN GARCIA DE JESUSNOVEMBER 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Around 240 million years ago, large reptiles called nothosaurs ruled the seas.
A SURPRISINGLY TINY ANCIENT SEA MONSTER LURKED IN SHALLOW WATERSAAYUSHI PRATAPNOVEMBER 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
This reptile had lived during the Triassic Period, some 240 million years ago.
THIS ANCIENT REPTILE’S LAST MEAL MAY HAVE TRULY BEEN A KILLERMARIA TEMMINGOCTOBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The reptiles may attack in this manner to help them dodge a toad’s poison, Bringsøe says, but it also may be a way for the snakes to eat prey that is too large to swallow.
THIS SNAKE RIPS A HOLE IN LIVING TOADS’ STOMACHS TO FEAST ON THEIR ORGANSERIN GARCIA DE JESUSOCTOBER 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO REPTILE

  • cheater
  • con artist
  • coward
  • cur
  • dastard
  • heel
  • informer
  • louse
  • rascal
  • reptile
  • scoundrel
  • skunk
  • slink
  • snake
  • snake in grass
  • toad
  • weasel
  • wretch
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