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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 -- Eastern Racer
Eastern racer (Coluber constrictor flaviventris). Racers were commonly encountered in shortgrass prairie habitat and these fast snakes were often active on hot days (> 90°F). Dorsal color varies from light brown to green, and the ventral surface may be bright yellow.
JPG -- Racer found along David Canyon Road
A racer found along David Canyon Road (northern section). Note the light blotched/banded pattern; this young adult (approximately 750 mm) still retains traces of the blotched pattern of neonates.

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