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Petting Zoo Ocala

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REPTILES

MR. T a sulcata tortoise

Sulcata Tortoises are mostly active during dusk or dawn. 


In West Africa, they are a symbol of longevity, fertility, and happiness. 


They can survive from 50-150 years in the wild. 

Diet

Herbivore

Origin

Africa

Status

Endangered

GRINCH a basilisk lizard

Basilisk Lizards are very fast swimmers and can stay underwater for 30 minutes.


They can lay between 10-20 eggs in a hole in the ground. 


The mother doesn't stick around to hatch the babies. The babies can take care of themselves from the moment they're born. 

Diet

Omnivore

Origin

Central & South America

Status

Not Extinct

BRUTUS & CLEOPATRA two bearded dragons

Bearded Dragons are named that way because it can enlarge its throat (that resembles a beard) when it is threatened or when defending its territory.


Bearded Dragons greet each other or to show submission by standing on three legs while rotating the remaining leg in the air.


Bearded Dragons main predators are large lizards, dingoes, and birds of prey. 

Diet

Omnivore

Origin

Australia

Status

Least Concern

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