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Reptiles A-Z

Agamid   A lizard with sturdy legs, also known as the dragon lizard. Males are often brightly coloured. Agamids include bearded dragons and frilled lizards.

Alligator   A large reptile related to crocodiles. Alligators have wider snouts than other crocodilians. The two main species of alligator are the American alligator, which lives in the swamps of southeast North America, and the rare Chinese alligator, which lives in the Yangtze River valley. Alligators can grow up to 6 metres (20 feet) long.

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