Eight species of amphibians and nine species of reptiles are reported to occur in the southern Puget
Sound prairies. Of these 17 species, four are associated with prairie and 13 are facultative users of
the prairie habitat. The latter species have wide distributions that may cover several habitat types.
The four species, reported to be associated with prairies, include the Oregon Spotted Frog, Racer,
Coast Gopher Snake, and Western Pond Turtle. These species are believed to be nearly or
completely extirpated from the Puget Sound area.
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