The Salamander and The Snowbank
by Jennifer Taylor, Animal Care Coordinator & Intern Coordinator
Amphibians are not often seen at Wild Care. This February, we received a call from a woman in Cotuit who found a (Yellow) Spotted Salamander laying on a snowbank in a road. There was construction going on, and it must have been unearthed from its winter sleep.
Learn more about the salamanders of Massachusetts here
Top photo: Kerry Reid, Tail Photo Jennifer Taylor
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Wild Care has a state-of-the-art seabird therapy pool, which allows seabirds and waterfowl to exercise on running water. This will help our bird friends recover more quickly so they can get back to their watery habitats!