Green Salamander Nesting

Beginning on about June 8, Green Salamander (Aneides aeneus) females here in western North Carolina began laying their eggs. Green Salamanders tend to reuse the same nest crevices year after year so it is a fairly simple matter to go to known nest sites and see if they are being used again. Also, the gravid females tend to move into the brood crevices as much as two weeks in advance of laying and they can easily be identified by their distended bellies. Leer más.