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Amphibians and Reptiles of the Natural Area

The following is a list of what amphibian and reptile species have been observed in the Natural Area and other parts of the Coon Rapids campus.  If you have observed other species, please report them to Joan McKearnan.  Links to Minnesota Herpnet provide more information about each species.


Species Where observed
Eastern or Cope's Grey treefrog, Hyla sp. outside window in courtyard
American toad, Bufo americanus throughout natural area
Northern prairie skink, Eumeces septentrionalis xeric old field succession
Red-bellied snake, Storeria occipitomaculata in biology department storeroom
Common Garter Snake,  Thamnophis sirtalis xeric old field succession



Prairie Skink

Prairie skink found in Natural Area





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Last Updated -August 12, 2016

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Melanie Waite-Altringer or Joan McKearnan or Terry Teppen