Parks resources for schools
Reptiles are any air breathing, dry, scaly-skinned animal with a backbone that relies on its surroundings for warmth.
They are often called cold-blooded.
Bandy bandys are fascinating black and white banded snakes that live in most parts of Australia.
Saltwater crocodiles are dangerous animals that live in Top End waters.
They are known as ambush predators because the often sneak up and surprise their prey.
Read about crocodiles PDF, 935.79 KB and how to stay safe in areas where crocodiles live.
The word dragon makes people think of fire-breathing monsters, but the NT dragons are a fairly harmless bunch.
Read about NT dragons. PDF, 353.48 KB
The frilled lizard is the largest of Australia's dragons.
It makes a spectacular display in an attempt to look bigger, more ferocious and fearsome.
Read about the frilled lizard. PDF, 1094.19 KB
More about amphibians and reptiles
Find out about books that will tell you more about amphibians and reptiles. PDF, 156.9 KB
Last updated: 07 March 2019