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Canadian Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Network - Réseau Canadien de 
Conservation des Amphibiens et des Reptiles


The Prairie Ecozone has the highest diversity of reptiles in western Canada with 13 species including turtles, lizards and snakes. While the turtles and the Red-sided and Plains Gartersnakes have a very limited distribution on the prairies, there are other species which are unique to this ecozone: Greater Short-horned Lizard, Northern Prairie Skink, and the Plains Hog-nosed Snake.