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Reptiles and Amphibians

 The following list was provided by John Porter of Sierra Vista, Arizona and has been modified. Much field checking remains to be done.

Boa constrictors are native to lower elevations, we found this one on the trail above Naranjo and kept it for years to use in giving educational talks in the hotel and at schools.

Lizards and Skinks

Bunch-Grass Lizard
Clark Spiney Lizard
Madrean Alligator Lizard
Mountain (Yarrow's) Spiney Lizard
Mountain Skink
Short-Horned Lizard
Striped Plateau Lizard
Tree Lizard

 Toads and Frogs

Barking Frog
Canyon Tree Frog
Mountain Tree Frog
Southwestern Toad
Tarahumara Frog

Turtles and Tortoises

We have various species of both awaiting identification.


A ª symbol after a snake Name indicates venomous species.

Banded Rock Rattlesnakeª
Black-tailed Rattlesnakeª

Twin Spotted Rattlesnakeª

Ridge-nosed Rattlesnakeª

Boa Constrictor

Chihuahuan Black-headed Snakeª
Graham Patch-nose Snake
Mexican Garter Snake
Narrow-headed Garter Snake
Red Milk Snake (Mexican subspecies)

Ring-neck Snake
Sonoran Whipsnake
Striped Whipsnake
Western Patch-nose Snake


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