Species at Risk (SAR)


All Animex® fences are optimized for use with the following species.

The Species at Risk Act (SARA) was proclaimed in June 2003, and is one part of a three-part Government of Canada strategy for the protection of wildlife species at risk. This three-part strategy also includes commitments under the Accord for the Protection of Species at Risk and activities under the Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk.


  • Blanchard’s cricket frog Acris blanchardi
  • Northern leopard frog Lithobates pipiens
  • Oregon spotted frog Rana pretiosa
  • Rocky Mountain tailed frog Ascaphus montanus
  • Western chorus frog Pseudacris triseriata
  • Coastal tailed frog Ascaphus truei
  • Red-legged frog Rana aurora


  • Jefferson salamander Ambystoma jeffersonianum
  • Northern dusky salamander Desmognathus fuscus
  • Small-mouthed salamander Ambystoma texanum
  • Western tiger salamander Ambystoma mavortium
  • Coastal giant salamander Dicamptodon tenebrosus
  • Allegheny Mountain dusky salamander Desmognathus ochrophaeus
  • Eastern tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum
  • Spring salamander Gyrinophilus porphryiticus
  • Coeur d’Alene salamander Plethodon idahoensis
  • Wandering salamander Aneides vagrans


  • Eastern foxsnake Pantherophis gloydi
  • Butler’s gartersnake Thamnophis butleri
  • Massasauga Sistrurus catenatus
  • Desert nightsnake Hypsiglena chlorophaea
  • Queensnake Regina septemvittata
  • Blue racer Coluber constrictor foxii
  • Gray ratsnake Pantherophis spiloides
  • Sharp-tailed snake Contia tenuis
  • Great Basin gophersnake Pituophis catenifer deserticola
  • Eastern yellow-bellied racer Coluber constrictor flaviventris
  • Western rattlesnake Crotalus oreganos
  • Eastern ribbonsnake Thamnophis sauritus
  • Eastern hog-nosed snake Heterodon platirhinos
  • Rubber boa Charina bottae
  • Milksnake Lampropeltis trangulum
  • Western yellow-bellied racer Coluber constrictor mormon
  • Prairie rattlesnake Crotalus viridis
  • Lake Erie watersnake Nerodia sipedon insularum


  • Fowler’s toad Anaxyrus fowleri
  • Great Basin spadefoot Spea intermontana
  • Great Plains toad Anaxyrus cognatus
  • Western toad Anaxyrus boreas


  • Greater short-horned lizard Phrynosoma hernandesi
  • Five-lined skink Plestiodon fasciatus
  • Prairie skink Plestiodon septentrionalis
  • Western skink Plestiodon skiltonianus


  • Blanding’s turtle Emydoidea blandingii
  • Spotted turtle Clemmys guttata
  • Painted turtle Chrysemys picta
  • Wood turtle Glyptemys insculpta
  • Eastern musk turtle Sternotherus odoratus
  • Northern map turtle Graptemys geographica
  • Snapping turtle Chelydra serpentina
  • Spiny softshell Apalone spinifera


  • Ord’s kangaroo rat Dipodomys ordii
  • Vancouver Island marmot Marmota vancouverensis
  • Townsend’s mole Scapanus townsendii – Endangered
  • Pacific water shrew Sorex bendirii
  • Ermine haidarum Mustela erminea haidarum
  • Black-tailed prairie dog Cynomys ludovicianus
  • Mountain beaver Aplodontia rufa
  • Eastern mole Scalopus aquaticus
  • Western harvest mouse dychei Reithrodontomys megalotis dychei
  • Western harvest mouse megalotis Reithrodontomys megalotis megalotis
  • Collared pika Ochotona collaris
  • Woodland vole Microtus pinetorum

About us

Ecologists & engineers in co-op since 2004.

At Animex we combine biological understanding with modern engineering insight to provide leading solutions in wildlife exclusion fencing and mitigation services. For over a decade we have worked within the construction and conservation industries enabling us to provide you with world-leading knowledge and local ecological expertise.



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