Any mention of a salamander can appear in "a salamander blog" even Homer Simpson dressed up as the Safety Salamander, a position created by Mayor Quimby to promote safety throughout Springfield. If you missed it, the Safety Salamander appeared on last Sunday's edition of The Simpsons.
November 2005 Archives
E. spelaeus. Adult from Missouri (captive raised), courtesy of the Cincinnati Zoological Garden. Photo © Suzanne L. Collins, Center for North American HerpetologyScientists have discovered that grotto salamanders (Eurycea spelaeus) found in northeastern Oklahoma find bat guano a satisfying and abundant salamander treat. Suprisingly, the guano, is high in protein and at least somewhat nourishing to the salamanders.
According to an article in the online newspaper The Telegraph, one of most exotic souvenirs to be found from around is a drink infused with poisonous salamander mucus. Apparently, this drink produces an effect where everything is sexually attractive. I don't know how you get a sample as it is secretly produced in Slovenia but a paper published in 2003 details the production of salamander brandy in case I wanted to make my own.