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Long tail sally

Adorned with small clumps of dirt from its under-log habitat, this little Salamander looked like a wriggly bit of earthworm at first. With a total body length of no more than two inches, its tiny legs were the size of … Continue reading

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The frog comes on little splat feet

Pale and marked with a few stripes, including the telltale ‘X’ on the back, this Northern spring peeper (Pseudacris crucifer) was hard to spot as it hopped across the tops of grass leaves on its padded-toe feet. Smaller than your … Continue reading

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Waterlogged frog

This rain-drenched day in Jersey seems like a good time to take a look at someone who enjoys being soaked to the skin. May be an American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus), sitting contentedly among the swampy reeds.

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