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The spectacular world of salamanders

Two lined salamander

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Cold-blooded cuties

They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, textures and colors and have a wide range of habitats throughout the world. With more than 500 species, the salamander is a brightly-donned (and pretty cute) feat of nature. Their diversity as a species owes itself to the different environments they live in – and makes the salamander one of Earth's most interesting creatures. (Text: Anna Norris)