Maryland, USA: Leaping lizards! Reptile trackers sought.

The next time you run across a frog or lizard — whether you flee in terror or take it home as a new pet — the Calvert County Natural Resources Division wants to know about it.

Calvert is participating in the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ compilation of “The Maryland Reptile and Amphibian Atlas,” a five-year project surveying the presence of reptiles and amphibians, or “herps,” in the state, said Andy Brown, the local division’s senior naturalist.

The goal of the survey isn’t merely to count all the reptiles, but to document which species inhabit certain areas, he said.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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