Eastern Mojave Vegetation
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By Tom Schweich


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Amphibians

Red-spotted toad (Bufo punctatus)

The Red-spotted toad is found at Rock Spring. Confined to the deserts of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico (Jaeger, 1965). Spawning occurred the last week in April, 1996, when this picture was taken.

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  • Cedar Canyon Road - Mojave National Preserve: 44000.

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Birds, NOIBN

Nest beside Cottonwood Canyon Road

Photographed 20 June 2012. This nest was under a small rabbitbrush on the edge of a wetland, just outside the road berm.

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Coluber constictor mormon

Coluber constrictor mormon “Western yellow-bellied racer” on North Table Mountain

Photographed 8 May 2017.

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Coluber constrictor mormon “Western yellow-bellied racer” on North Table Mountain

Photographed 8 May 2017.

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Insects

Insect larvae in running water, Black Canyon, May 29, 2005

Photograph taken May 29, 2005.

Article records that use this photograph:

  • Black Canyon Road - Mojave National Preserve: 17500.
  • Field Notes: 20050529120.

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Beetles on the Eureka Dunes

Photograph taken October 7, 2000.

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Mammals

Two burros in the Whipple Mountains.

Photograph taken September 23, 2000.

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  • Power Line Road: 70000.

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Two more burros seen along Cedar Canyon Road.

Photograph taken September 22, 2000.

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  • Cedar Canyon Road - Mojave National Preserve: 35000.

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Two burros (Equus assinus) along Cedar Canyon Road

Under a Utah Juniper (Juniperus osteosperma). Round Valley is in the background.

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  • Cedar Canyon Road - Mojave National Preserve: 26000.

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Bear finishing lunch.

The Pumice Flat campground is along the San Joaquin river. Nice place for lunch. This bear had Bisquick and Wesson Oil.

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Phrynosoma platyrhinos

Southern Desert Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma platyrhinos) at Gilbert Summit.

Photograph taken 11-May-07.

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Reptilia Crotales

Rattlesnake on Cedar Canyon Road.

Photograph taken in May, 1999. This snake coiled and began to rattle when it saw my truck coming. It remained in this pose, and continue to rattle for a long time while I watched and photographed it.

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Rattlesnake on Cedar Canyon Road.

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  • Cedar Canyon Road - Mojave National Preserve: 34000.

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Reptilia Gopherus

Tortoise along Cima Road

Photograph taken April 21, 2004.

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  • Kelso Cima Road - Mojave National Preserve: 15000.

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Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizi) along Essex Road.

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Tortoise in Macedonia Canyon.

This one was sitting in the road, and seemed to be most interested in watching me. My choices were to pick it up and put it beside the road, or to straddle it with my wheels.

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  • Macedonia Canyon Road - Mojave National Preserve: 32000.

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Reptilia Pituophis catenifer

Gopher snake on Wild Horse Canyon Road.

Photograph taken May 29, 2005.

We came upon this snake sunning itself on Wild Horse Canyon Road. It was very docile, and did not want to move. In the end, we backed up and drove around it.

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  • Wild Horse Canyon Road - Mojave National Preserve: 25000.
  • Field Notes: 20050529025.

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Reptilia, Callisaurus

Zebra-tailed lizard in The Gap.

Photographed 21 June 2015.

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  • The Gap, Esmeralda County, Nevada

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Reptilia, Phrynosoma

Horned Lizard near Connors Pass, Nevada

Photograph taken June 10, 2008.

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Date and time this article was prepared: 12/12/2017 6:03:20 PM