Reptiles are air-breathing animals with scales, bony plates, or a combination of both on their skin. Crocodiles, snakes, lizards, turtles, and tortoises are among them. The outer layer of their skin is shed on a regular basis by everyone. Their metabolism is influenced by the temperature of their surroundings. Reptiles, unlike birds and mammals, do not maintain a steady body temperature. They can’t stay warm on a cold day without fur or feathers, and they can’t cool down on a hot day without sweat glands or the ability to pant. Instead, they go into the sun or the shade depending on the situation. They become dormant throughout the colder months of the year. Reptiles are cold-blooded due to their slow metabolism and heat-seeking habit. Temperature affects reptile reproduction as well. Only boas and pythons are capable of producing live young. The other species leave after laying their eggs in a small nest. The young might take anything from days to months to hatch. During this time, the soil temperature is crucial: it decides whether the hatchlings will be male or female. Within hours of birth, young reptiles can glide, walk, and swim. Reptiles first appeared in the fossil record 315 million years ago, and they were the most common species during the Mesozoic era, which lasted 270 million years until the dinosaurs died out. When a python meets a crocodile, it’s a match A crocodile fights a Python. Then what? Let’s start with the background photo before we tell you who won the fight. An olive python was involved in a fight with a freshwater crocodile in an incident that occurred in Australia. In Queensland, Australia, the olive python, Australia’s second largest snake, came face to face with a crocodile. The python had unfastened its mouth after squeezing the reptile to death with its powerful frame in order to swallow it. As it devours the tail of the larger reptile, the olive python’s body is filled with the bulk of the freshwater crocodile, expanding beneath its muscular length.