13 November 2013
No, that blog post title is not a dig at the goons on Capitol Hill. It’s apparently the proper term for a group of salamanders. We’ve been seeing a lot of them lately ’round these parts. Take a look…
Unidentified black salamander:
Another one of the unidentified black salamanders, with little white spots all over…
…and missing the distal-most portion of his tail!
Lovely creatures. We share a common ancestor with them about 371 million years ago. They’re practically kin!