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Amphibians & Reptiles
Photo of a Northern Rubber Boa snake

Northern rubber boas often curl up into a ball when threatened, looking like a ball of rubber and perhaps a reason for their name.

Rocky Mountain Tailed Frog

Rocky Mountain Tailed Frogs are one of the most primitive of all frogs in Washington.

Photo of Northwestern Salamander

Northwestern salamander larvae and terrestrial adults are mildly poisonous, which generally allows them to survive alongside predators.

Liolaemus and Rainbow

Studying hybrid zones offers a unique view into the evolutionary processes that either generate or extinguish species.

Northern Red-legged Frog

What happens if I kiss a frog? Will I get warts if I touch a frog or toad? 

Rough-Skinned Newt

Explore the 26 species of amphibians and 28 reptiles found in Washington state.


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