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A Survey of the Herpetofauna of the Comanche National Grasslands in Southeastern Colorado

Appendix 7:

Photographs of selected habitat and species of amphibians and
reptiles observered during the 1995-1997 field seasons

JPG -- Ecotone between shortgrass prairie and juniper woodlands
Ecotone between shortgrass prairie and juniper woodlands, southern section. Most prairie species drop out over a short distance as one approaches the woodlands and enters the canyonlands.
JPG -- Rocky bluffs above Cottonwood Canyon
Rocky bluffs above Cottonwood Canyon, Baca County, southern section of the Comanche National Grasslands. Many species, such as the Texas blind snake, are restricted to this southernmost county of Colorado, and most are found either along such rocky bluffs or along the riparian habitat of the canyons.

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