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  • Dendrobates tinctorius

    Dyeing poison frog

    This is one of the most spectacular of the poison-arrow frogs. The male is smaller than the female and may be distinguished by his larger, heart-shaped suction pads.

    Class
    Amphibia (Batracia)
    Order
    Anura
    Family
    Dendrobatidae
  • Dendrobates tinctorius (var. azureus)

    Dyeing poison frog (blue phase)

    This poison frog has a black-spotted metallic blue body and blue feet.

    Class
    Amphibia (Batracia)
    Order
    Anura
    Family
    Dendrobatidae
  • Notophthalmus viridescens

    Eastern newt

    In Quebec, Eastern newts are the only species in the Salamandridae family (salamanders and newts) to spend their entire adult lives in water.

    Class
    Amphibia (Batracia)
    Order
    Urodela
    Family
    Salamandridae
  • Emerald tree boa

    Emerald tree boa

    The adult emerald tree boa is very bright green with white markings above, and yellow or cream below. The young are reddish-brown until 8 months of age. This snake has large canine teeth.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Squamata
    Family
    Boidae
  • Hemigrammus bleheri

    Firehead tetra

    The body of this silver-coloured fish is almost transparent. It has a bright red nose and large black spots on the caudal fin. Its head becomes red under optimal water conditions.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Characiformes
    Family
    Characidae
  •  Enchelyopus cimbrius

    Four-bearded rockling

    The four-bearded rockling is a bottom-dwelling fish with an elongated, cylindrical body much like that of the eel.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Gadiformes
    Family
    Gadidae
  • Metridium senile

    Frilled Anemone

    The tubular body of this sea anemone is topped with a ring of hundreds of tiny feathery tentacles, with a mouth in the centre. This is the most common and largest anemone in the Gulf of St.

    Class
    Anthozoa
    Order
    Actiniaria
    Family
    Metridiidae
  • Pygoscelis papua

    Gentoo penguin

    This medium-sized penguin has a black back and white belly. Its black head has a white spot over the eye. The male and female are identical.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Sphenisciformes
    Family
    Spheniscidae (penguins)
  • Callimico goeldii

    Goeldi's callimico or Goeldi's marmoset

    A Goeldi's monkey has a short, soft coat varying from black to blackish brown. Its fur is 1 to 2 cm long. It has a mane on its neck and shoulders and thick whiskers extending to its lower jaw.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Primates
    Family
    Callithricidae
  • Leontopithecus rosalia

    Golden lion tamarin

    The golden lion tamarin has long, golden fur, and an erectile mane; its long, slender fingers end in claws.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Primates
    Family
    Callithricidae