In my native Ontario, I have encountered the diminutive Eastern Red-back Salamander (Plethodon cinereus) many times. However, this year I had the opportunity to observe the larger Western Red-backed Salamander (P. vehiculum). To see this species I had to travel
The Northern Two-lined Salamander (Eurycea bislineata) is a water-oriented salamander often occupying areas in or around streams, stream beds, and small rivers. Northern Two-lined Salamanders occupy a large geographical area throughout Northeastern North American, often much larger range then other salamanders in
The genus Eurycea is made up of some twenty-seven salamander species. These are commonly referred to as stream or brook salamanders, due to the preferred habitats of some species. However, aside from streams these salamanders may also be found in
Just seen this little guy which is amazing for February in Canada. Eastern Redback Salamander (Plethodon cinereus) Lead phase.
As the summer slips away and cooler temperatures move in, most people would assume that the time to observe reptiles and amphibians has past. But Autumn is one of the best times to encounter salamanders, as these amphibians prefer cooler
#SaveTheDate for the next international #salamandersaturday celebration on May 5th 2018! #staytuned #herpetology #conservation #salamanders
I saw a couple of beautiful Yellow-Spotted Salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum) today out in the field.
I just got home from Pelee Island – the only place in Canada where the Endangered Small-mouthed Salamander (Ambystoma texanum) is be found.
Today I gave a presentation on the conservation of salamanders at the Tweed Public Library.