9 Fastest Reptile In The World (With Pictures)

1. Perentie

The perentie is Australia’s most giant monitor lizard indigenous to Australia. Perentie is the biggest monitor lizard, or goanna indigenous to Australia. The color is either cream or yellow and has tawny rosettes edged with dark brown backs.

They feed on turtle eggs and birds, insects, reptiles, smaller mammals, and other marsupials. Perenties are Australia’s most giant lizard that measures more than 2.5 meters in length. Perenties are abundant throughout the outcrops and rocky hills of South Australia.

2. Bearded Dragon

Pogona is a genus of reptiles that contains six species of lizards that are usually referred to under the designation bearded dragons. Bearded dragons were first discovered in the inland regions of Australia. The most commonly used colors are yellow, tan, olive green, and red.

Bearded dragons are fed the live bugs and other vegetables. Bearded Dragon can range from 16-24 inches long and weigh up to 380-510 kilograms in weight. They can be found in subtropical woodlands, deserts, savannas, and scrublands.

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3. Sea turtles with leatherbacks

A leatherback sea turtle, also known as the lute or the leathery turtle or the luth, is the giant living turtle. They are found throughout subtropical and tropical waters. The leatherback is characterized by black, rubbery skin with pinkish-white coloring on its bottom.

They only eat invertebrates, like Sea squirts, jellyfish, or jellyfish. The biggest leatherback that has ever been observed was 10 feet from the point of its beak to the tail’s tip. They can be found in temperate and tropical marine waters throughout the globe.

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4. Green Iguana

The green iguana, commonly called the American Iguana or the typical green iguana, is massive, arboreal. It is found in the southern part of Brazil and Paraguay up to Mexico. Green Iguanas have long bodies covered in green leathery scales.

They feed on the leaves of vines and trees and some flowers and fruits. Iguanas eat the leaves of vines and trees and some flowers and fruits. Green iguanas can grow to heights of 6-7 feet and weigh between 20 and 20 pounds. Green Iguanas require an enclosure that’s temperature is 70-90 degrees.

5. Six-lined racerunner

The racerunner with six lines is one lizard species indigenous to the United States and Mexico. It is a species of Lizard native in the United States and Mexico. The racerunner with six lines is usually dark brown, dark green, or black with six stripes of yellow or green-yellow.

Six-lined race runners consume a broad range of spiders, insects, and other vertebrates. Adults’ length ranges between 15.2 cm to 26.7 centimeters. They can be found in open, warm areas like woodland edges, fields, and dunes of sand.

6. Alligator

The term alligator can be described as a Crocodilians belonging to the genus Alligator belonging to the family Alligatoridae. Alligators are found in the southeast of Oklahoma and the east of Texas.

Alligators have a long round snout, with upward-facing nostrils towards the end. They eat snails, fish, and other invertebrates, as well as birds, mammals, and frogs. Alligators typically mature at lengths of 1.8 meters. They are commonly found in freshwater and slow-moving rivers and marshes, swamps, and lakes.

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7. Black Mamba

Black mambas are a highly venomous snake that belongs to the family of Elapidae. The black mambas are found in the savannas and the rocky hills of eastern and southern Africa. They range in color from dark brown to gray and are lighter on the underside.

The black mamba’s diet includes smaller mammals like mice and squirrels and rats and birds. A typical adult male black mamba runs 2.0-2.5 meters in length, with a maximum of 4.3 meters. The black mambas are be found in savannas, woods with open spaces, and hills.

8. Komodo Dragon

The Komodo dragon is, also known as the Komodo monitor, is part of the family of monitor lizards Varanidae. Komodo Island and a few adjacent islands belong to the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia.

The giant lizards vary in shades ranging from dark black through yellow to gray, with long, flat heads, round snouts, scaly skin with bowed legs, and massive. Their diet comprises carrion deer, miniature dragons, pigs, and even colossal water buffalo.

This lizard can reach three meters in length and weighs a total of around 135 kg. The Komodo dragon is a fan of areas that are dry and hot. It is generally found in open grassland scrubland, savanna, and tropical woodlands.

9. Freshwater Crocodile

The freshwater crocodile is smaller than the other species found in Australia. Freshwater crocodiles have gray or olive-brown, with streaks of dark and ragged. They hunt small animals like insects, fish, frogs, and turtles.

They also hunt lizards, bats, and birds. Males can reach 3 meters. However, animals that exceed 2.5 meters. The species lives in streams, rivers, freshwater swamps, billabongs, and wetlands.

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