It can often be difficult to find Tiger Salamanders because they spend most of their time buried (up to two feet!) in the ground.
In addition to sagebrush, they can be found in pinyon-juniper woodlands, open pine forests, and Douglas fir forests.
Long-toed Salamanders mostly live underground in rodent burrows and can be found throughout Washington state.
Western Fence Lizards feed on beetles, ants, flies, caterpillars, and spiders.
Male side-blotched lizards compete for mates using a strategy that resembles “rock-paper-scissors”!
Do they live in salt water? How did bullfrogs arrive in Washington state?
Raked by vigorous winds, with not a blade of grass in sight, Peru’s desert coast looks remarkably different from its past.