Species Profile: Long-Toed Salamander

Kids, summer, and the great outdoors–all three go together so naturally. To experience nature is to love it, and what better way to introduce a love of the outdoors than to send a child to camp? Our photo of the week by contributor anothergecko features a Long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum)–just the kind of wildlife many a child would love …

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April 28th – Save the Frogs Day

What the heck is a herpetologist? Probably not what you think. When Elke Wind tells people that she’s a herpetologist she often gets suspicious looks until she explains that she studies reptiles and amphibians. She’s been in the field for more than 15 years and completed her Masters in the 1990s at the University of …

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