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May 23, 2019–Emma Horrigan & Dr. Julia Riley
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)•Reptiles and Amphibians•Species at Risk
Nesting snapping turtle © Julia Riley
Turtles, often referred to as modern day dinosaurs, with their distinctive domed, bony shell, are easy to recognize. This unique armoured architecture provides turtles with protection from predators. However, despite ...
December 24, 2018–Ontario Nature Staff
Community Science•Reptiles and Amphibians
© Jessica Ferguson
* Update on January 11, 2019 We regret to say that our Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas App has been hacked and personal information (name, email and password) was posted ...
August 24, 2018–Guest blogger
Reptiles and Amphibians
Snapping turtle © Scott Gillingwater
Ontario Nature celebrates the nature volunteers who have their boots in the bogs, eyes on wildlife, fingers on keyboards and much more! Our guest blogger this week, Susan Irving, shares ...
August 16, 2018–Jessica Ferguson
Community Science•Recreation and Events•Reptiles and Amphibians•Species at Risk
Wood frog, Sydenham River Nature Reserve © Dave Coulson
This spring, we set out to get the inside scoop on the secret lives of reptiles and amphibians. Despite garter snakes and green frogs being a common sight in many ...
June 19, 2018–Ryan Wolfe
Spotted salamander © Tricia Stinnissen
Spotted salamanders spend the majority of their time underground and out of sight. However, every spring they emerge to breed and lay eggs in the low lying areas of forests ...
Short-eared owl © Scott Fairbairn