Tips on Reptile Reproduction

Most reptiles lay eggs, which makes them "oviparous." The act of laying eggs is called oviposition. Some reptiles bear live young and the term for this is viviparous. Technically, a female that lays eggs is said to be gravid when she's holding eggs inside of her. She may also correctly be called pregnant.

For more information, please read the article Reptile Reproduction.

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