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Oklahoma Reptiles

Broadbanded Watersnake.  ODWC Photo
Photo by: USFS
Broad-headed Skink.  Photo by Melissa McMasters/
Photo by: Melissa McMasters/CC BY 2.0
A snake with a black body that fades to red is loosely coiled on a rock.
Photo by: Peter Paplanus/CC BY 2.0 DEED
Common Snapping Turtle.  Photo by Jesus Moreno/USFWS
Photo by: Jesus Moreno/USFWS
Copperhead snake at OKC Zoo.  Photo by Jennifer Benge
ODWC Photo
Eastern Collared Lizard.  Photo by Barry Bolton
Photo by: Barry Bolton
Eastern Racer.  Photo by Peter Paplanus/
Photo by: Peter Paplanus/CC BY 2.0

Want the 58 amphibian and 94 reptile species and subspecies that can be found within the state's boundaries in book format?  Head to the Outdoor Store to purchase "A Field Guide to Oklahoma's Amphibians and Reptiles".  Each account shares detailed photos of the animal along with a physical description, information about the food and habitat preferences, and notes on the life cycle and habits of the species. Revenue supports the Wildlife Department's Wildlife Diversity Fund.
For information on taking or attempting to take reptiles and amphibians or possessing reptiles or amphibians consult the current regulations.