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Tag Archives: Salamander
In the frenzy of amphibian mating aggregations, strange mistakes can occur resulting in unusual and even grotesque pairings. Continue reading
The unique breeding biology of wood frogs makes it easy for biologists to obtain population estimates. Continue reading
Do slender salamanders living close to the ocean tolerate salt water better than slender salamanders from further inland? Continue reading
A male tiger salamander has come too close to the wood frog lek, and has been grabbed by several males. Continue reading
Some observations on California Newt and Pacific Chorus Frog mating frenzies, with some interesting observations on newt deformities. Continue reading