Easy Salamander Identification In The US South

Salamanders may look like lizards, but these curious creatures aren’t reptiles. In fact, salamanders are part of the amphibian family. Yes, they’re more related to frogs, but they’re not as vocal. Lizards have dry skin, while salamanders on the other hand have wet and moist skin. Sometimes a salamander will even use their skin to […]

Eastern Red Spotted Newt, an easy salamander species to identify

Things That Go Bump In The Night: Identifying Animal Noises At Night

What’s more fascinating in your backyard than the things you can’t see? There are so many strange animal sounds at night, whether they’re trying to attract mates, foraging for food, or even just warning off predators. These nighttime creatures range from insects and frogs to birds and mammals. They live in the soil, in the […]