Saturday, April 21, 2012

Reticulated flatwoods salamander update

Adult Ambystoma bishopi | photo by Kelly Jones

Looking into the conservation greenhouse at the larval salamanders

Each egg clutch was submerged gradually to encourage hatching

A fully formed Reticulated flatwoods salamander larvae with front and hind limbs.

A view from inside the conservation greenhouse. The conditions inside the greenhouse are controlled to keep the ambient temperature the same as outdoors (except for extreme temps) 
For more information on our conservation efforts with Reticulated flatwoods salamanders, please click here.