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Northern Gray-Cheeked Salamanders are Getting Smaller Due to Climate Change

Caption: This Northern gray-cheeked salamander, P. montanus, is one of the native Appalachian mountain range salamander species that has gotten significantly smaller, according to field research and studies of museum samples by associate professor Karen Lips and colleagues.

Credit: Nicholas M. Caruso

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