CA Herpetofauna

We work in the Oak Chapparal Ecoregion of California where we encounter a handful of interesting herp species.  I hope this page will show you some of the diversity we encounter.

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Photo courtesy of Katherine Richgels

Western Pond Turtle.

Western Skink

Ringneck Snake

Garter Snake - eating a California Tiger Salamander

Gopher Snake

Western Toad

California Red-legged Frog - endangered species

Bullfrog - invasive species

Western Chorus Frog

California Newt

Rough-skinned Newt

California Tiger Salamander - endangered species