Reptile House

Reptile at emirates park zoo

Don’t miss to meet our lizards, phytons, geckos, water dragons and Tortoises!  Learn about the dangers facing reptiles and learn the truth about common misconceptions regarding reptiles. Don’t miss this reptile experience.

FUN FACTS

  • All reptiles breathe using lungs.
  • Aquatic turtles have developed more permeable skin.
  • Some lizards can detach their tails if caught by predators.
  • Geckos have no eyelids.
  • Geckos have unique toes which allow them to be good climbers.
  • A group of tortoise is called a creep.
  • Tortoises inspired the ancient roman military.
  • Tortoises can smell with their throats.
  • Water Dragons are a very ancient line of lizards.
  • Water Dragons dive into water to escape from danger.
  • Water Dragons generally go to the toilet in the water.