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    Tiger Salamander

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    Poison Dart Frog Pictures

    Want to see more of these incredibly colorful critters? Hop on in.

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    Warty Newt

    Meet the endangered newt that’s Europe’s largest. Learn why these amphibians are special—warts and all.

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    Spotted Salamander

    Go underground and meet this salamander that's both large and common, yet so secretive it’s rarely seen.

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    It's a Frog's Life

    They look like spilled candy. You'll be tempted to scoop one up and cup it in your hands. But let it go, because the red-eyed tree frog's life is an extraordinary journey.

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    Photos: Ten "Lost" Amphibians

    From the golden toad to the Turkestanian salamander—the quest begins for the ten likely extinct amphibian species conservationists most want to rediscover.

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    Rockpool Gobies: Quick-Change Artists

    These little tidepool fish can change the color and brightness of their skin to blend in with their background, much like chameleons and octopuses do.

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    TV "Channels" Live-Stream Wildlife

    A new technology that takes advantage of unused television broadcast frequencies gives researchers, and the public, a peak into the daily lives of otters, meerkats, and tortoises at the London Zoo.

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    Pictures: Tiger Subspecies

    Scientists estimate only about 3,000 wild tigers are left in the entire world. Meet the subspecies and see what threats each is facing.

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    The Surprising Lives of Lions

    In case you missed it: See these breathtaking videos and photos from inside a wild Serengeti pride.

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    Gannets Pictures

    Champion divers but clumsy landers, doting parents but hostile neighbors—northern gannets abound in contradictions.