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Corsican Brook Salamander Euproctus montanus
2013-10-07 12:28:35

The Corsican Brook Salamander (Euproctus montanus), known also as the Corsican Mountain Newt, is a species of salamander belonging to the Salamandridae family. It is native to Corsica, an island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is found mostly in rocky streams, springs, and rivers in forest and maquis and altitudes of over 600 meters. It is smaller than other closely related species, such as...

Fire Salamander
2008-11-14 17:32:56

The Fire Salamander (Salamandra salamandra), is considered the most well-known salamander species in Europe. It is found in forests in the hilly regions of southern and central Europe. Their prefer deciduous forests, as they like to hide in the fallen leaves. They will also hide under stones and wood debris. They also visit mossy tree trunks. They require clean brooks for breeding. They are...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'