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� White Spotted Salamander - Plethodon Punctatus The Salamander is near threatened It’s natural habitats are temperate forests and rocky areas. It needs a humid and moist environment for reproduction, under logs and roots. This salamander eats spiders, beetles, ants, millipedes, other insects, and various insect larvae. Adult spotted salamanders are 15-25 cm in length and females are usually larger than males. Compared to other salamanders the body is stout with a broadly rounded nose. The sides of the head are often swollen at the back of the jaw. The legs are large and strong with four to five toes sometimes.

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Western Chorus Frog - Pseudacris Triseriata

Habitat: They are not threatened at all and are thriving. Chorus frogs stick to


mostly permanent freshwater areas, such as marshes, river swamps, meadows, grassy pools, and other open areas found in mountains and prairies. Diet: Eats small invertebrates & arthropods such as small flies, mosquitoes, ants, small beetles, moths and caterpillars, grasshoppers, and spiders, only if they are small enough. Breeding: The Western Chorus Frogs breeding season starts in March through May, with April being the most active month. After mating has occurred, females can lay between 500 and 1500 eggs. Length: This frog is normally 19-39mm.

Citations: ● "Western Chorus Frog." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 11 Feb. 2013. Web. 05 Nov. 2013. ● "Critter Catalog." BioKIDS. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Nov. 2013. ● "White-spotted Salamander." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 23,


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