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Red-Back Salamander Part 2

Posted by Liz Anderson,
North Country explorer from Andover, Massachusetts
April 30, 2024

Here's another photo of a Red-Backed Salamander that I found during my ecology class lab! These salamanders are very small, but are so abundant that their biomass outweighs the biomass of many other species in the area, including deer! We found 60 Red-Backed Salamanders during our lab.