Australian Animal Learning Zone

Category: Reptiles

  • Red-Bellied Black Snake

    Red-Bellied Black Snake

    The Red-Bellied Black Snake is an elapid snake species native to the eastern parts of Australia. One of Australia’s most well-known snakes, it is frequently spotted by many adventurers in the urban forests and open areas of this part of the world. Scientific Name Its scientific name is “Pseudechis porphyriacus”.

  • Western Swamp Tortoise

    Western Swamp Tortoise

    The Western Swamp Tortoise is a species of short-necked freshwater tortoise that belongs to the tortoise subfamily Chelodininae. It is also referred to as western swamp turtle. The Western Swamp Tortoise is considered to be Australia’s rarest reptile. Scientific Name The scientific name for this species of tortoise is “Pseudemydura umbrina”. 

  • Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus)

    Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus)

    The saltwater crocodile is the largest living reptile species of all. This opportunistic, adaptable and formidable apex predator can be found across a wide range from the northern parts of Australia through South-east Asia and the eastern coasts of India. It is also known as Indo-Pacific and Estuarine crocodile.

  • Frilled Lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii)

    Frilled Lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii)

    Frilled Lizard or Frill-Necked Lizard is a large lizard species belonging to the Agamidae family. They are native to various regions of Australia and New Guinea. The frill like ruff around the neck of this lizard earned it the name Frill-Necked Lizard. It is also known as the Frilled Neck Lizard and Frilled Dragon. This…

  • Thorny Devil

    Thorny Devil

    The Thorny Devil is a species of lizards found in Australia. It is known for its unique spiny appearance and chameleon-like color changing abilities. It is the only species belonging to the genus Moloch and is known by various names such as the Mountain Devil, Thorny Lizard, Thorny Dragon as well as Moloch. Thorny Devil…