What salamanders live in the Bay Area? Ahh yes, salamanders. The under-appreciated amphibians, second to their more well-known and vocal (if slightly obnoxious) cousin the frog. For these slimy critters, existence under the forest floor or in murky bodies of … Read more
Citizen scientists tracking roadkill on Alma Bridge Road have counted an astonishing number of dead newts this season.
When we put out the call for photos to go along with our forthcoming salamander feature by David Rains Wallace, I wasn’t sure what to expect. How many local salamander and newt photos could possibly be out there? Quite a … Read more
For an animal that’s been given mythic properties, the salamanders of the world have some pretty colorful names.