Amphibians & Reptiles in Minnesota

cover of new publication Amphibians and Reptiles in Minnesota

The most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to Minnesota's reptiles and amphibians...now in bookstores!
Amateur and professional alike will find this book a comprehensive source and a user-friendly guide, invaluable for discovering, identifying, and learning about any of Minnesota's fifty-three amphibian and reptile species from the common American Toad to the little seen Western Ratsnake. This handbook takes readers through the steps for studying these species in the field.

 

A peek inside

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Learn about MNDNR's Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Efforts

 

The book features stunning photos of all of Minnesota's 53 species of amphibians and reptiles. (Eastern Tiger Salamander, Photo by Allen Blake Sheldon)

Ringnecked Snake (Diadophis punctatus). (Photo by Allen Blake Sheldon)

 

Six-lined Racerunner (Aspidoscelis sexlineata). (Photo by James E. Gerholdt)

Also included are keys to aid in the identication of species

Gray Treefrog (Hyla versicolor). (Photo by Barney Oldfield

Hatchling Blanding's Turtle (Emydoiea blandingii). (Photo by Allen Blake Sheldon)

Great Plains Toad (Anaxyrus cognatus). (Photo by Allen Blake Sheldon)