11 Sep 2007

For the Sake of a Salamander

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Natural Resources Canada photo
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus porphyriticus

A single Northern Spring Salamander spotted across the road from the site of Jake Halpern‘s family’s intended vacation retreat in 1988 resulted in a building ban twelve years later, two years of negotiations with the state, a compromise involving the construction of two bridges, one 76 feet (23.16 meters) long.

Then, Massachusetts took the Spring Salamander off its Endangered Species list.

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brennan

nice picture im gonna use it for research on my essay for boy scouts on an endangered species keep it upo :)



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