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Salamander

Car-Sized Salamander Was A Triassic Terror

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.25.2015 | Science

These days, salamanders are among the least intimidating creatures on the planet -- so harmless, they're commonly used a classroom pets. But that ...

Family Resorts Minutes From Washington, D.C.

Andrea Poe | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

An easy escape from Washington, D.C. lies just across the Virginia state line. Here two resorts are nestled in Loudoun County, near Dulles Airport. Lansdowne and Salamander offer two very different experiences, but both have been designed with families in mind.

Why Are All The Salamanders Shrinking?

Posted 03.26.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jaymi Heimbuch: Some of the best habitats in North America for salamanders are showing strain from climate change, bec...

8 Newcomer Resorts Not to Miss

Alison Lewis | Posted 11.25.2013 | Travel
Alison Lewis

Fall is finally here, so it's time to put your cool-weather travel plans in motion. Here are eight fabulous, unique, brand-new resorts that are the epitome of wellness traveling at its best.

World's Oldest Salamander Species Discovered In China

Posted 03.13.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/12/2012 03:06 PM EDT on LiveScience A newly discovered 157-million-year-old salamande...

Rare Salamander Facing Extinction Due To Internet Trade

The Independent | Michael McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A rare salamander is being driven to the brink of extinction in the wild because of internet trading, conservationists say. The little-known Kaiser's...

Newly Discovered Salamander Looks Like 'E.T.'

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

So it's not exactly adorable, but it's pretty amazing looking. Recently discovered on an expedition through Ecuador by Conservation International, the...