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News stories tagged with "amphibian"

Red-backed salamander. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/ndw/">Norman Walsh</a>, cc <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/deed.en">some rights reserved</a>
Red-backed salamander. Photo: Norman Walsh, cc some rights reserved

Natural Selections: Red-backed Salamanders

This northern forest species is so common that its biomass would outweigh all the large mammals and birds in its habitat combined. Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager look at forest amphibians.  Go to full article
Spotted salamander on a leaf. Photo: USDOT
Spotted salamander on a leaf. Photo: USDOT

Natural Selections: Spotted Salamander

The first warm, rainy night of spring is the best time to spot this amphibian, while they migrate to forest pools for mating. Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager discuss this northern forest native and its curious boreal nuptials.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Salamanders and Newts

What's the difference between a salamander and a newt? Not too much, says Dr. Curt Stager. He talks with Martha Foley about how aquatic salamanders mature into the forest variety.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Salamanders

Salamanders of different varieties are hugely abundant in the Adirondacks. Drive carefully the first warm rainy night of spring. They'll be migrating over many of the back roads. Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley talk about the secret life of salamanders.  Go to full article

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