Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Crotalus atrox Among the many varieties of rattlesnakes found in North America, the western diamondback rattlesnake stands out due to its unique triangular shaped head, a feature unique […]

Painted Turtle

Chrysemys picta This reptile is named for its ornate red, orange and yellow colouring. It is the most widespread species of turtle in North America that can be […]

Great Basin Gopher Snake

Pituophis cantenifer The great basin gopher snake’s scientific name is Pituophis cantenifer. This snake is a non-venomous member of the Colubridae family and the largest snake species in […]

Common Garter Snake

Thamnophis sirtalis The common garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) is an important British Columbian reptile, and is the most widespread snake species in North America. British Columbia is home […]