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  • A yellow and black salamander
    Facts about Salamanders
    A salamander is an amphibian that has four legs, a long and slender body and a long tail. Despite their lizard-like appearance, salamanders are most closely related to the smaller amphibious lizard, the newt.Salamanders are found all over the...
  • Climate change blamed for shrinking salamanders
    Climate change blamed for shrinking salamanders
    Salamanders in Appalachia are getting smaller, a phenomenon some researchers are blaming on climate change particularly in the Great Smoky Mountains where balsam and fir forests have been dying for various reasons including increased pollution and...
  • House of Scales Exotic Pets
    House of Scales Exotic Pets
    Welcome to the world of the creepy and crawly!Pythons and Salamanders and Scorpions and Chameleons. This is the world found at House of Scales Exotic Pets, 6619 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan.“For as long as I can remember I've had a...
  • House of Scales
    House of Scales Exotic Pets
    Welcome to the world of the creepy and crawly!Pythons and Salamanders and Scorpions and Chameleons. This is the world found at House of Scales Exotic Pets, 6619 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan.“For as long as I can remember I've had a...
  • Tiger Salamander
    Rain brings out lesser seen wildlife
    Salamanders may be a common sight in many areas, but downtown Burns Flat is not one of them.A Tiger Salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum, was sighted seeking sanctuary at the front door of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Burns Flat following a...
  • Salamander
    2012 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp Photo Contest species announced
    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has announced the animal that will be featured on the 2012 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp – salamanders. There are 25 salamander species native to Ohio, and nature photographers across the state will have...
  • Wanted Alive: worldwide hunt for frogs and other amphibians
    Wanted Alive: worldwide hunt for frogs and other amphibians
    Conservation International and the IUCI Amphibian Specialist Group have put out an “all points bulletin” for dozens of (possibly) extinct toads, frogs and salamanders. The list, includes the Costan Rican golden toad (pictured here),...