How are reptiles harmful?

Answer According to the Center for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC), reptile ownership has increased in the United States. Reptiles such as turtles, snakes, and lizards--though seemingly harmless--can... Read More »

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How are reptiles harmful&helpful?

Reptiles are both helpful and harmful to humans and the environments they inhabit. They can either kill us or help heal us, depending on the circumstances. Similarly, they can be valuable to their ... Read More »

Are asian lady beetles harmful to reptiles?

The Asian lady beetle is not harmful to reptiles. But, the beetles do eat tiny pests like plant lice and fungus that can kill healthy foliage, making them beneficial to trees and plant life.Referen... Read More »

When did reptiles first appear?

The very first reptiles emerged in the Paleozoic era, during the Carboniferous period. At first, they were primitive and confined to land. Following the Paleozoic era was the Mesozoic era, which wa... Read More »

How old are reptiles?

Reptiles originated in the Paleozoic era, about 300 million years ago. The reptiles of this period lived only on land, like modern-day lizards. About 250 million years ago, dinosaurs became the dom... Read More »