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General Information Product 83

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Bent’s Old Fort: Amphibians and Reptiles


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Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site sits along the Arkansas River in the semi-desert prairie of southeastern Colorado. The USGS provided assistance in designing surveys to assess the variety of herpetofauna (amphibians and reptiles) resident at this site. This brochure is the results of those efforts and provides visitors with information on what frogs, toads, snakes and salamanders might be seen and heard at Bent's Old Fort.

Version 1.0

Posted November 2008

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Suggested citation:

Muths, E. 2008, Bent’s Old Fort: Amphibians and Reptiles: U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product 83.

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