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At a glance: State reptiles

At a glance: State reptiles
Oklahoman Modified: September 27, 2013 at 10:00 pm •  Published: September 26, 2013

At a glance

State reptiles in the region

The collared lizard, commonly known as the mountain boomer, was named Oklahoma's state reptile in 1969. Here's a look at some other states' official reptiles.

Texas: Texas horned lizard

New Mexico: New Mexico whiptail lizard

Colorado: western painted turtle

Kansas: ornate box turtle

Missouri: three-toed box turtle

by Silas Allen
General Assignment/Breaking News Reporter
Silas Allen is a news reporter for The Oklahoman. He is a Missouri native and a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri.
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