The IWT Nationwide Reptile Survey goals to survey the distribution of Eire’s two wild species of terrestrial reptile – the native widespread lizard (Zootoca vivipara) and the introduced slow worm (Anguis fragilis). Extant reptiles vary in measurement from a tiny gecko, Sphaerodactylus ariasae , which can develop up to 17 mm (0.7 in) to the saltwater crocodile , Crocodylus porosus, which can reach 6 m (19.7 ft) in length and weigh over 1,000 kg (2,200 lb). Enough shelter have to be supplied for the comfort of the animal and, when necessary, for the isolation of diseased reptiles or amphibians.
At present, suitably experienced members of the ACT Herpetological Association are permitted to take regionally occurring, non venomous reptiles from the wild for the purpose of examine at Affiliation meetings. And about a hundred and fifty different species of alligators, crocodiles, lizards, snakes, turtles, and tortoises. 5.1 Such animals include migratory … Read the rest