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Date: 6-1-2013 12:15 AM
Subject: Salamander
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Tags:arboreal salamander, salamander
Salamander


Late Monday night I stepped into my back yard for some fresh air, and what did I happen to see in the hollyhock?





An arboreal salamander (Aneides lugubris)!







The warm, drizzly night drew it out of hiding for a look-see.




Arboreal salamanders eat millipedes, worms, snails, beetles, ants, termites, sowbugs, centipedes and moths.  They climb trees, have a prehensile tail like an opossum and can inflict a painful bite if handled.


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