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    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky

Reptile List

Kentucky corn snake sunning itself on a tree stump in early spring

Kentucky Corn Snake sunning itself on a tree stump in early spring

NPS Photo

Five-lined skink
Fence lizard
Ground skink

Common snapping turtle
Eastern box turtle

Black Racer
Eastern Garter Snake
Northern Water Snake
Ringneck Snake
Western Earth Snake
Worm Snake

Two websites that provide photographs and helpful biological information about retiles are:

Murray State University’s Common Reptiles of Kentucky

University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service Snake Identification

(Listing of these websites does not and is not intended to imply endorsement by the National Park Service of any commerical sevices or products associated with these sites.)

Did You Know?

Picture of State Historic Marker 1482 about Lincoln's first school house

While living at the Knob Creek Farm Abraham Lincoln and his sister Sarah walked two miles to attend school. The school had two different teachers, Caleb Hazel and Zachariah Riney.