AY Honor Reptiles
Lizards and turtles and snakes, oh my! Explore the fascinating world of these amazing creatures.
Investiture Achievement Connection: This Honor is related to the Investiture Achievement requirements for FRIEND Nature Study which require (as one of two options) the keeping of a reptile as called for in Requirement 6b of this Honor. This Honor is a popular choice for the required Level 1 Nature Honor required of FRIENDS.
The Challenging Part
The most challenging requirement of this honor is probably this:
6. Do one of the following:
- a. Tell the life history of one representative of each: lizard, snake, turtle. Compare lizards, snakes, turtles, and crocodiles as to life history, variation in eyes and ears, teeth, heart, lungs, limbs, tails, and scales (shells).
- b. Keep a small reptile in a terrarium and maintain a record of its care for three months.