Common Reptile and Amphibian Species

Northern Leopard Frog Spring Peeper Boreal Chorus Frog Green Frog Mink Frog Wood Frog American Toad Blue-spotted Salamander Yellow-spotted Salamander Eastern Newt Painted Turtle Snapping Turtle Eastern Garter Snake  

Eastern Garter Snake

Distinguishing Features – Non-venomous. Overall colouration, light brown to black with two alternating rows of black spots. Three longitudinal stripes run length of body; dorsal stripe is usually yellow. Lateral stripes are cream to yellow and are located on the second and third scale rows. A row of black spots usually occurs below the lateral … Read more