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Ohio State Reptile & Amphibian

Ohio State Reptile

The beautiful black racer is Ohio’s state reptile.

Ohio State Amphibian(Spotted salamander: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license (CC BY-SA 3.0) Attribution: Camazine (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Camazine) at English Wikipedia [Scott Camazine web.mac.com/camazine] — link. Bullfrog: By Derek Ramsey, CC BY 2.0link. Note: I modified this picture.)

Ohio is one of three states with two official amphibians. The bullfrog is the official frog, while the spotted salamander is the official . . . amphibian? Why it wasn’t named the official “salamander” isn’t clear.

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