Salamanders are a more abundant food source in forest ecosystems than previously thought

In the 1970s, ecologists published results from one of the first whole-forest ecosystem studies ever conducted. Scientists reported that salamanders represent one of the largest sources of biomass, or food, of all vertebrates in the forest. Now, using new techniques, researchers at the University of Missouri have estimated that the population of salamanders in forested regions may be on average 10 times higher than previously thought. —> Read More Here


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