Other Amphibian of the Week

Corsican Fire Salamander (Salamandra corsica)

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photo by André de Saint-Paul

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Common Name: Corsican Fire Salamander
Scientific Name: Salamandra corsica
Family:  Salamandridae
Location:France
Size:12 inches max

The Corsican Fire Salamander is only found on the Corsica island near France. The salamander generally gives live birth to larvae in ponds and streams. There has been observations of the Corsican Fire Salamander giving birth to fully metamorphosed young.

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