A variety of reptile species have been identified within the boundaries of Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. The five common turtles inventoried include the Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina serpentina), Texas Map Turtle (Graptemys versa), Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scipta elegans), Texas Cooter (Pseudemys texana), and Guadalupe Spiny Softshell (Apalone spinifera guadalupensis).
The Mediterranean Gecko (Hemidactylus turcicus) is a common exotic found inhabiting many of the structures.
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President and Mrs. Johnson gave their home, known as the "Texas White House," to the American people in 1972, establishing a life estate for themselves. Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park More...