Museum of Zoology: Amphibian and Reptile Collection

Three stacked jars of individually preserved specimens, containing two frogs and one snake, that are sealed with blue tape.

The Amphibian and Reptile Collection in the department of Biological Sciences is an active teaching and research resource containing approximately 4,000 specimens. It holds the largest collection of preserved reptiles and amphibians from Alberta, as well as many exotic specimens from North America and around the world. The collection has been instrumental in monitoring various reptile and amphibian populations and has helped University of Alberta researchers take action on the declining Northern Leopard Frogs and Canadian Toad populations.

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As the University of Alberta is enacting additional safety measures regarding the state of public health emergency in Alberta, all museum collections will be closed until further notice.

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