North American Reptile List with pictures and facts. From the fearsome American crocodile to the slow-moving desert tortoise, North America is home to a wide variety of reptile life.
On this page you’ll find pictures and interesting information on some of the most amazing North American reptiles.
Most of the reptiles below are found in the USA, with some also being found in Canada and Mexico. We’ve included common and less familiar species, giving you an excellent overview of reptilian life in the United States and its neighbors.
Did you know that there’s a lizard that can squirt blood from its eyes and a turtle that uses its tongue as bait to catch fish? Check out the Texas horned lizard and the alligator snapping turtle…