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    Tiger Salamander

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  • <p>Photo: A strawberry poison dart frog</p>

    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.

  • <p>Photo: A spotted salamander among stones and pebbles</p>

    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.

  •  A picture of a golden toad, one of ten ''lost''—and likely extinct—amphibian species that scientists hope to find during a new search.

    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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    Tracking Orphaned Cougars in the Wild

    The cougar is one of the iconic animals of the Americas. Its range stretches from the Yukon to the southern tip of Chile, yet it has been one of the least understood of all the big cats, until now.

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    The Safari Live Bingo Challenge

    Bring the beauty of Africa into your home. Watch and play along for your chance to win a Safari to Tanzania from National Geographic Expeditions.



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    It’s a Big Cat Throwdown

    Sometimes big cats find themselves in big spats. Check out some of the fiercest battles from Big Cat Week.