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The European Fire Salamander


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The European Fire Salamander

  1. 1. The European Fire Salamander By: Gracelyn
  2. 2. Their Weight and Length The length is 15-25 cm. Their weight is 10-40 grams. .
  3. 3. What are their Colors? Their colors are, black, yellow, and sometimes they are orange instead of yellow.
  4. 4. What do They Have Covering Their Bodies? They have skin covering all of their body.
  5. 5. How do They Breathe? They breathe through gills, they do that because they spend most of their lives when they’re young in the water.
  6. 6. Are They Born Alive or in Eggs? They are actually born alive and they are the only salamander that is like that.
  7. 7. How Many Babies do They Have? They have 10 to 30 at once.
  8. 8. What are Their Young Called? Their young are called larvae.
  9. 9. How do They Travel? They travel by walking on all four legs.
  10. 10. Where do They Live? They live in Southern Europe,North Africa, and Eastern Asia. Fun fact they can live up to 50 year in captivity.
  11. 11. Do They Migrate or Hibernate? They hibernate.
  12. 12. Are They Warm or Cold Blooded? They are cold blooded, but they are ectothermic. This means that they have to rely on the environment as a heat source.
  13. 13. Are They Herbivores, Carnivores, or Omnivores? They are carnivores which means that they eat meat.
  14. 14. How do They Protect Themselves? They protect themselves by releasing poison and when they sense danger they secrete this through their skin.
  15. 15. Are They Endangered and Why? They are endangered, they are endangered because they require small springs or brooks in their habitats and each year some of these bodies of water are destroyed.
  16. 16. FUN FACTS!! 1.They are active in the evening and night, but on rainy days they are active in the daytime. 2. They supposedly have a vanilla scent! 3. They are often kept as household pets. 4. Their original name is Salamandra Salamandra. 5. They are amphibians.
  17. 17. A VIDEO!