Common species are those that exist in large numbers. Locally common species are common in a specific area or defined range.

Sunset over River
Eastern Musk Turtle
This critter is often known by its nickname, "stinkpot."
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Northern Map Turtle
The females of this species have large broad heads and jaws adapted for cracking mollusk and crayfish shells. Ouch!
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Plains Gartersnake
All in all, this is a pretty colorful snake.
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Prairie Skink
Don't you love saying the word, "skink"?
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Southern Map Turtle
Check out the carapace (top shell) on the southern map turtle.
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