Reptiles and Amphibians

There are 145 species of reptiles and amphibians native to North Carolina. Reptiles and Amphibians of North Carolina provides information on every species of amphibian and reptile found in North Carolina, information on conservation efforts in North Carolina, and a section on amphibian and reptile facts and myths. Information on some common and priority N.C. woodland species is below.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Get answers to frequently asked questions, learn how to coexist, and discover the effects of forest management on reptiles and amphibians.

 

PROTECTED REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS

18 species of North Carolina’s 165 reptiles and amphibian species are federally listed as endangered or threatened.¬† In addition, another 32 species are state listed as special concern or significantly rare.¬†Learn about those that live in the state’s woodlands here.

SELECTED SPECIES A-M

Did you know that “herp” is a name given collectively to reptiles and amphibians? Read further to learn about woodland herps from A to M.

SELECTED SPECIES N-Z

Herps from N to Z are discussed here. Learn what they look like, where they live, what they eat and much more!