Critters of New Mexico

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Garden Snail


American
Bullfrog

American
Bullfrog

American
Bullfrog

American
Bullfrog

American
Bullfrog

American
Bullfrog

American
Bullfrog

New Mexico Spadefoot
(Spea multiplicata)

New Mexico Spadefoot
(Spea multiplicata)

Woodhouse's Toad
(Bufo woodhousii)


Red-eared Slider

Red-eared Slider

Red-eared Slider

Red-eared Slider

Red-eared Slider

Red-eared Slider

Red-eared Slider

Red-eared Slider

Red-eared Slider

Spiny Softshell

Painted Turtle

Painted Turtle

Painted Turtle

Painted Turtle


Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)

Long-nosed Leopard Lizard
(Gambelia wislizenii)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater EarlessLizard
Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater EarlessLizard
Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater EarlessLizard
Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Greater Earless Lizard
(Cophosaurus texanus)

Common Sagebrush Lizard
(Sceloporus graciosus)

Common Sagebrush Lizard
(Sceloporus graciosus)

Earless Lizard

Elegant Earless Lizard
(Holbrookia elegans)


Texas Horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma cornutum)

Texas Horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma cornutum)

Texas Horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma cornutum)

Texas Horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma cornutum)

Texas Horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma cornutum)

Texas Horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma cornutum)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Hernandez's Short-horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Desert Horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma platyrhinos)


Desert Spiny Lizard
(Sceloporus magister)

Desert Spiny Lizard
(Sceloporus magister)

Desert Spiny Lizard
(Sceloporus magister)

Crevice Spiny Lizard
(Sceloporus poinsettii)


Great Plains Skink
(Eumeces obsoletus) imm.

Great Plains Skink
(Eumeces obsoletus)

Great Plains Skink
(Eumeces obsoletus)

Many-lined Skink?
(Eumeces multivirgatus) imm.


Plains Striped Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis inornata llanuras)

Common Checkered Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis tesselata)

Common Checkered Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis tesselata)

Common Checkered Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis tesselata)

Common Checkered Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis tesselata)

Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis exsanguis)

Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis exsanguis)

Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis exsanguis)

Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis exsanguis)

Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis exsanguis)

Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis exsanguis)

Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis exsanguis)

Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis exsanguis)

Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis exsanguis)

Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis exsanguis)

Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis exsanguis)

Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis exsanguis)

Southwestern Fence Lizard
(Sceloporus cowlesi)

Southwestern Fence Lizard
(Sceloporus cowlesi)

Southwestern Fence Lizard
(Sceloporus cowlesi)

Plateau Fence Lizard
(Sceloporus tristichus)

Plateau Fence Lizard
(Sceloporus tristichus)

Plateau Fence Lizard
(Sceloporus tristichus)

New Mexico Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis neomexicana)

New Mexico Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis neomexicana)

Whiptail Lizard

Plateau Striped Lizard
(Aspidoscelis velox)

Plateau Striped Lizard
(Aspidoscelis velox)

Ornate Tree Lizard
(Urosaurus ornatus)

Common Side-blotched Lizard
(Uta stansburiana)

Common Side-blotched Lizard
(Uta stansburiana)

Common Side-blotched Lizard
(Uta stansburiana)

Common Side-blotched Lizard
(Uta stansburiana)

Yarrow's Spiny Lizard
(Sceloporus jarrovii)

Yarrow's Spiny Lizard
(Sceloporus jarrovii)

Yarrow's Spiny Lizard
(Sceloporus jarrovii)

Spiny Lizard
 

Spiny Lizard
 

Spiny Lizard
 

Spiny Lizard
 

Spiny Lizard
 

Spiny Lizard
 

Spiny Lizard
 

Spiny Lizard
 

Spiny Lizard

Spiny Lizard
 

Spiny Lizard
 

Spiny Lizard
 


Western
Diamondback

Western
Diamondback

Western
Diamondback

Western
Diamondback

Western
Diamondback

Western
Diamondback

Black-tailed
Rattlesnake [AZ]

Black-tailed
Rattlesnake [AZ]

Black-tailed
Rattlesnake? [NM]

Gopher Snake
 

Gopher Snake

Gopher Snake (imm.)

Gopher Snake

Gopher Snake

Gopher Snake

Gopher Snake

Gopher Snake

Gopher Snake

Gopher Snake

Gopher Snake

Gopher Snake

Gopher Snake

Blackneck
Gartersnake

Striped
Whipsnake

Bull
Snake

Western Hognose Snake

Snake
 


Desert Cottontail

Desert Cottontail

Desert Cottontail

Desert Cottontail

Black-tailed Jackrabbit

Black-tailed Jackrabbit

Rabbit (Texas)


Abert's Squirrel

Abert's Squirrel

Abert's Squirrel

Abert's Squirrel

Squirrel

Squirrel

Squirrel

Squirrel

Squirrel (Texas)


Spotted
Ground Squirrel

Rock Squirrel

Rock Squirrel

Rock
Squirrel

White-tailed
Antelope Squirrel

White-tailed
Antelope Squirrel


Chipmunk
 

Chipmunk
 

Chipmunk
 

Chipmunk
 

Chipmunk
 

Chipmunk
 

Chipmunk
 

Chipmunk
 

Chipmunk
 

Chipmunk
 

Chipmunk
 

Chipmunk
 


Prairie Dog

Prairie Dog

Prairie Dog

Prairie Dog

Prairie Dog

Prairie Dog

Prairie Dog

Prairie Dog

Prairie Dog


Muskrat

Muskrat

Muskrat

Muskrat

Muskrat

Muskrat

A few porcupines...once you know where to look, there they are!
Click here to watch a short video of this guy from March 2, 2013 at Tingley ponds.

A short porcupine video from Pueblo Montano OS, March 4, 2016


Coyote on the Prowl - Fourth of July Canyon - October 6, 2011.










Coyote
 

Coyote
 

Coyote
 

Coyote
 

Coyote
 

Coyote
 

Coyote
 

Coyote
 

Coyote
w/Northern Harrier


Javelina

Javelina


Black Bear
(8/22/12)

Black Bear
(8/28/12)

Black Bear
(8/28/12)

Black Bear
(8/28/12)

Black Bear
(6/20/20)

And in March 2011 started seeing raccoons in the trees, too.

Raccoon
 

Raccoon
 

Raccoon
 

Raccoon
 

Raccoon
 

Raccoon
 

Raccoon
 

Raccoon
 

Raccoon
 

Raccoon?
 


Long-tailed
Weasel!

Bobcat - Las Huertas - May 30, 2012



Bobcat - Bosque del Apache - November 18, 2011






Pronghorn
 

Pronghorn
 

Pronghorn
 

Pronghorn
 

Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn
(Arizona)

Pronghorn
(Arizona)

Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn


Elk

Elk


Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Fawn

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Mule Deer

Unicorn


Barbary Sheep

Barbary Sheep

Barbary Sheep

Bighorn Sheep


Zonkey (Belen NM)

Koi (zoo)

De Brazza's Monkey (zoo)

Orangutans (zoo)

Gorilla (zoo)

Tasmanian Devil (zoo)

Giraffe (zoo)
Another Day at the Zoo

Gorilla

Cheetah

Cheetah

Hippo

Zebra

Polar Bear

Klipspringer

Flamingo

Flamingo

Flamingo

Puma

Puma (Photoshopped)

Klipspringer

Klipspringer (Photoshopped)

Giraffe

Giraffe (Photoshopped)


Raccoon and Goose Track

Tracks

Tracks

Track
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