LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- For this week’s Zoo & A with the Little Rock Zoo, see if you can guess this week’s animal!
Here’s the riddle:
As an adult, my color is red.
I’m one piece of muscle, body next to my head.
I have a forked tongue and I grow pretty big.
I run on my hind legs. I love to swim and dig.
From September to March I hibernate in the wild.
In captivity, you can contain me. I’m pretty docile.
one more clue, I’m also a reptile.
Who am I?