Species found in the Zoo's proposed expansion area include the imperiled Alameda whipsnake
, California cougar, migratory song birds and 44 locally rare plant species.
Other reptile species that appear to be isolated as relict populations in the high ranges of the northeastern Mojave Desert (Stebbins 1995) include the ring-necked snake (Diadophis punctatus), western fence lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis), striped whipsnake
(Masticophis taeniatus), Smith's black-headed snake (Tantilla hobartsmithi), Gilbert's skink (Eumeces gilberti), and Panamint alligator lizard (Elgaria panamintina).
of critical habitat for the Alameda whipsnake
Diablo includes coastal black-tailed deer, gray foxes, bobcats, mountain lions, badgers, and coyotes, as well as the red-legged frog and the rare Alameda whipsnake
Critical Habitat for the Alameda Whipsnake
(Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus) A proposal to designate critical habitat for this threatened, non-venomous snake was published March 8.
(Masticophis lateralis) On October 3, the Service designated seven areas in California's Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, and San Joaquin counties as critical habitat for the threatened Alameda whipsnake
species Boiga dendrophila Mangrove Snake Yellowr- ringed Cat Snake Boiga sp.
The other endangered species named in the lawsuit were the San Bernardino kangaroo rat in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, Alameda whipsnake
in Northern California, and the Morro shoulderband snail in coastal Central California.
The project consists of more than 1,600 acres of land, with nearly 75% preserved as open space and managed habitat for the area's two threatened species: the Alameda whipsnake
and California red-legged frog.
Tempt your animal instincts with a real or faux luxe python handbag, snakeskin platforms and whipsnake
Plants; Final Determination of Critical Habitat for the Alameda Whipsnake
(Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus), 65 Fed.
Reproduction in the Sonoran whipsnake
, Masticophis bilineatus (Serpentes: Colubridae).