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Annually, the Friends of Shades Creek celebrate a beautiful and rare salamander who loves to dance on cold, rainy nights.
The wandering salamander, a species now at risk because of a dwindling habitat, thrives on bugs living in the moss and leaves that settle into the redwoods’ high branches.
One study found a population of 3,000 wild pigs annually consumes 3.16 million reptiles and amphibians - snakes, lizards, salamanders, frogs, turtle eggs.
Each spring from March to early April, spotted salamanders, woods frogs, spring peepers, Jefferson salamanders and other small amphibians take a journey of one-quarter mile to seasonal vernal pools to lay their eggs.
Nature for Kids: Indian Valley Look for frogs, toads, and salamanders in addition to other winter active animals.
Learn even more about frogs, toads, caecilians, salamanders and newts!
About 375 million years ago, a pioneering fish crawled out of a prehistoric ocean and kick-started the evolution of salamanders, lizards, you, me and all other land vertebrates that have ever existed.
With the project, the neighborhood will lose some yellow poplars and, potentially, the salamanders living under the rocks near the creek, songbirds, fox and deer.
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Origin and Etymology of salamander
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