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Order: Crocodylia
Family: Alligatoridae
Alligator mississippiensis American Alligator
Order: Squamata Suborder: Lacertilia
Family: Anguidae
Ophisaurus attenuatus Slender Glass Lizard
Ophisaurus compressus Island Glass Lizard
Ophisaurus mimicus Mimic Glass Lizard
Ophisaurus ventralis Eastern Glass Lizard
Family: Phrynosomatidae
Sceloporus undulatus Eastern Fence Lizard
Family: Polychrotidae
Anolis carolinensis Green Anole
Family: Scincidae
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined Skink
Family: Teiidae
Cnemidophorus sexlineatus Six-lined Racerunner
Order: Squamata Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Coluber constrictor Eastern Racer
Drymarchon couperi Eastern Indigo Snake
Elaphe guttata Corn Snake
Elaphe obsoleta Rat Snake
Farancia abacura Mud Snake
Farancia erytrogramma Rainbow Snake
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose Snake
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Water Snake
Family: Elapidae
Micrurus fulvius Eastern Coral Snake
Family: Viperidae
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake
Order: Testudines
Family: Cheloniidae
Caretta caretta Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Family: Chelydridae
Chelydra serpentina Common Snapping Turtle
Family: Dermochelyidae
Dermochelys coriacea Leatherback Sea Turtle
Family: Emydidae
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box Turtle
Trachemys scripta Pond Slider
Family: Kinosternidae
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud Turtle
Family: Testudinidae
Gopherus polyphemus Gopher Tortoise
Family: Trionychidae
Apalone spinifera Spiny Softshell