These tiny skinks can be quite numerous in the sandy pinewoods of Southern New Jersey down through Florida. They spend most of their time searching for insect prey in the leaf litter on the forest floor.
The Red-eared Slider is a non-native turtle in Connecticut. They can be found across the state in a variety of freshwater habitat and are the result of unreleased and escaped pets. This species is native to the mid-Western and South-central United States.
This big Southern Toad was hunting insects under the lights at Flamingo Marina.
Shortly after a summer shower, this little Striped Mud Turtle emerged from the swamp and onto the pavement.
Face to face with a large Northern Black Racer.
Adult female Timber Rattlesnake.
A pair of Northern Copperheads from Middlesex County, Connecticut.
A wild Peninsula Cooter basking in one of the small streams in Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park.
Red phase N. floridana on the crawl along a canal in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
An adult female Northern Red-bellied Cooter from Burlington County, New Jersey.
A juvenile Northern Black Racer found under plywood in the New Jersey Pine Barrens.
A pair of American Toads in amplexus.
This was the only snake seen at this particular location.
This snake was under a wooden door at an abandoned house.
This species is considered rare on the Delmarva Peninsula.