50 Common LIZARDS Found in the United States! (ID Guide)

50 Common LIZARDS Found in the United States! (ID Guide)

“What kinds of lizards can you find in the United States?”   I was amazed by the number of lizards in the United States – well over 150 species!   Since it would be impossible to list them all in one article, I chose the most common and interesting lizards to share with you.   Today, you’ll learn about 50 different kinds of lizards in […]

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50 Common SNAKES That Live in the USA! (ID Guide)

50 Common SNAKES That Live in the USA! (ID Guide)

There are A LOT of snakes in the United States!   And what’s interesting is that they are all incredibly unique and have adapted to fill many habitats and niches.   You’ll see that the snakes that live in the United States are very different from each other. For example, some species are venomous, while others use constriction to immobilize their prey. Or the fact […]

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24 Types of Garter Snakes in the United States! (w/ pics)

24 Types of Garter Snakes in the United States! (w/ pics)

Almost everyone can identify a “garter snake” in the United States!   But here’s the problem:   There are multiple species and sub-species of garter snakes! Therefore, figuring¬†out the identity of the SPECIFIC snake you are observing can be challenging. This is especially true since many of them have similar appearances and behaviors.   Today, you are going to learn about 24 garter snake species […]

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34 Types of Turtles Found in The USA! (ID Guide)

34 Types of Turtles Found in The USA! (ID Guide)

“What kinds of turtles can you find in the United States?”     I was amazed at the number of turtle species there are in the United States!   In fact, there are so many species I have broken them down into a few different categories. Freshwater Turtles (#1-22) Box Turtles (#23-28) Sea Turtles (#29-34) Today, you will learn about the 34 different kinds of […]

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15 Types of Water Snakes in the United States! (ID Guide)

15 Types of Water Snakes in the United States! (ID Guide)

“What kinds of water snakes can you find in the United States?“   Is it just me, or do you also find water snakes fascinating?   There’s something about the way they move across the water that is incredibly interesting. Whenever I am near a pond, marsh, or other body of water, I make sure to look for any water snakes moving about.   Today, […]

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18 Types of Toads Found in the United States! (ID Guide)

18 Types of Toads Found in the United States! (ID Guide)

“What kinds of toads can you find in the United States?”   “Don’t pick that up, you’ll get warts!”¬†   If you’re anything like me, you heard this quite a few times growing up from a parent telling you to leave a toad alone. With their bumpy skin, staring eyes, and loud, insect-like calls, it’s understandable to be cautious around toads.   But luckily, it’s […]

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26 Types of Venomous Snakes Found in the USA! (ID Guide)

26 Types of Venomous Snakes Found in the USA! (ID Guide)

“What kinds of venomous snakes can you find in the United States?”   This question is extremely common. Everyone wants to know if any dangerous snakes live near them and what they look like!   Believe it or not, you can find TWENTY-SIX types of venomous snakes in the United States. But please don’t live in fear, thinking that you are going to be bitten. […]

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31 Types of Frogs Found in the United States! (ID Guide)

31 Types of Frogs Found in the United States! (ID Guide)

“What kind of frogs can you find in the United States?”   I love finding, observing, and hearing frogs!   Even as a kid, I used to patrol the swamps by my house, catching them and then trying to sell them as pets to cars passing by. As you can imagine, no one was interested in buying my frogs, and I ended up letting them […]

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16 Types of Tree Frogs Found in the USA! (ID Guide)

16 Types of Tree Frogs Found in the USA! (ID Guide)

“What kind of tree frogs can you find in the United States?“   Tree Frogs are interesting animals that have adapted to all sorts of habitat niches. And while they are common, they are MUCH harder to find than your “typical” frogs that live in lakes and ponds. For example, a tree frog could literally be right next to your head, but it may be […]

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