• Bandelier Short-horned Lizard

    Bandelier

    National Monument New Mexico

Amphibians

Bandelier's relatively dry environment limits the variety of amphibians to 2 species of salamanders, 2 species of toad, and 3 species of frogs. Most of these are found in the riparian zones or near high country ponds.
 
Canyon Tree Frog

photo by sally king

CANYON TREEFROG
 
Bullfrog

photo by sally king

BULLFROG
 
jemez mountain salamander

photo by chris judson

JEMEZ MOUNTAIN SALAMANDER
 
toad 2

WOODHOUSE TOAD

Did You Know?

Western Pygmy Blue butterfly

Western Pygmy Blue butterflies are the smallest butterflies in North America. They have wingspans of just .5 to .6 inches.