Living in the northern foothold of the Appalachians in the Canadian province of Quebec is the Northern Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus porphyriticus). These salamanders are listed as Threatened by COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada) due
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.
This morning I gave a presentation on the conservation of salamanders for an Ecology Class at the Nepean High School.
Yesterday I observed my first Two-lined Salamander (Eurycea bislineata) of the year!