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Hellbender Salamanders

I spent countless hours, when I was young, exploring the creek that ran through our woods. I found crawdads and snails, snakes and minnows, darters and stream lamprey. 321 more words


Cleansing & Purifying Gemstones with Earth, Air, Water, & Fire

If you’re an active gemstone fanatic like I am, you are continually collecting new crystals as they call out to you from the shelves. If you’re lucky, you may live in an area where you can find them in nature! 594 more words


Hellbenders: salamanders in peril

As the largest salamander in the Western hemisphere, you wouldn’t think that hellbenders could easily slip under the radar. However, these well-camouflaged, aquatic creatures are rarely seen, and due to loss of suitable habitat, they are being seen with increasing rarity. 151 more words

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Amphibian for the day: Salamandra infraimmaculata

Continuing the amphibian theme from the last post, here is one of the cards from my geographical educational card game, showing a public domain image of the beautifully coloured… 6 more words


Delayed comics coming soon

Hey, I’ve been lax in drawing comics for a very decent reason – I was on a trip.  I petted slugs and watched salamanders doing epicly-cute-fail tumbles.   33 more words


Viral outbreak threatens the survival of amphibians

A viral outbreak is killing amphibians, including frogs, toads and salamanders, in the Picos de Europa National Park in Spain. As if the imminent local extinction of amphibians wasn’t grim enough in itself, their disappearance, scientists fear, could also tip the ecological balance in favour of species amphibians feed on. 64 more words

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2/50 Salamanders

You may be wondering why I would choose to write about salamanders as one of my fifty connections and I wondered about this myself considering they aren’t a person or a place, but as you continue reading I think you will agree there is a connection. 753 more words

50 Connections And Reconnections