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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