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Fire salamander

Salamandra salamandra

Description:

Besides various antipredator postures, S. salamandra adults are able to exude toxic skin secretions such as the neurotoxic alkaloid Samandarin.

Habitat:

Bright forest.

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6 Comments

EvaV
EvaV 5 years ago

Thank you!

jeslowery
jeslowery 5 years ago

Great sighting and photo!

EvaV
EvaV 5 years ago

Thanks António! I wish I had them in my yard too :)

Awesome find Eva,i have a family of them in my yard,with rain they come out easly,super cute one,congrats and thanks for sharing

EvaV
EvaV 5 years ago

Thanks! They are not hard to find after rain though :)

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 5 years ago

nice work, evaV!

EvaV
Spotted by
EvaV

Slovenia

Spotted on Oct 17, 2013
Submitted on Mar 28, 2015

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