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Amphibian Reptiles


Amphibian in the Tama Forest Science Garden:

Japanese fire-bellied newts (Cynops pyrrhogaster), Eastern-Japanese common toads (Bufo japonicus formosus), Montane brown frogs (Rana ornativentris), Wrinkled frogs (Rana rugosa), Forest green tree frogs (Rhacophorus arboreus), Schlegel's green tree frogs (Rhacophorus shlegelii).

In a pond behind the museum building, frogspawns are observed in February (Montane brown frog), from March to April (Eastern-Japanese common toad) and in May (Forest green tree frog).


Reptiles in the Tama Forest Science Garden:

Japanese geckos (Gekko japonicus), Japanese five-lined skinks (Eumeces latiscutatus), Japanese grass lizards (Takydromus tachydromoides), Japanese odd-scaled snakes (Achalinus spinalis), Japanese four-lined snakes (Elaphe quadrivirgata), Burrowing ratsnakes (Elaphe conspicillata), Japanese ratsnakes (Elaphe climacophora), Oriental odd-tooth snakes (Dinodon orientale), Japanese keelbacks (Amphiesma vibakari vibakari), Tiger keelbacks (Rhabdophis tigrinus), Japanese mamushis (Gloydius blomhoffi).



Spawning of the Forest green frog



Forest green frog


Spawning of the Montane brown frog


Eastern-Japanese common toad


Japanese ratsnake


Burrowing ratsnake


Oriental odd-tooth snake