Herps of the Big Bend

It's hard to discuss the desert without some mention of reptiles. In this segment, Mike Price, President of the West Texas Herpetological Society talks about some of the species of reptiles and amphibians native to the Chihuahuan Desert

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Common (and not so common) Herps of Big Bend Ranch State Park (Big Bend Ranch State Park)

Venomous Reptiles of Big Bend Ranch State Park

Adult Western Diamondback Rattlesnake in a defensive position

Adult Western Diamondback Rattlesnake in defensive position
Crotalus atrox

Juvenile Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Juvenile Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
Crotalus atrox

Northern Blacktail Rattlesnake

Northern Blacktail Rattlesnake
Crotalus molossus molossus

Mottled Rock Rattlesnake

Mottled Rock Rattlesnake
Crotalus lepidus lepidus

Trans-Pecos Copperhead

Trans-Pecos Copperhead
Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster

Non-venomous Reptiles of Big Bend Ranch State Park

Western Coachwhip

Western Coachwhip
Masticophis flagellum testaceus

Bullsnake

Bullsnake
Pituophis catenifer sayi

Trans-Pacos Ratsnake

Trans-Pecos Ratsnake
Bogertophis subocularis

Graybanded Kingsnake

Graybanded Kingsnak
Lampropeltis alterna

Other Reptiles and Amphibians of Big Bend Ranch State Park

Canyon Treefrog

Canyon Treefrog
Hyla arenicolor

Couch's Spadefoot Toad

Couch's Spadefoot Toad
Scaphiopus couchi

Texas Banded Gecko

Texas Banded Gecko
Coleonyx brevis

Texas Horned Lizard

Texas Horned Lizard
Phrynosoma cornutum

Trans-Pecos Striped Whiptail

Trans-Pecos Striped Whiptail
Cnemidophorus inornatus heptag/publications/multimedia/media/learning/webcasts/mus

Ornate Box Turtle

Ornate Box Turtle
Terrapene ornata ornata

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