Scientists discover new, frightening-looking creature in Florida, of course

Researchers have described a new species of giant salamander that has remained shrouded in mystery for several decades. Known from swamps in Alabama and Florida in the southern United States, the new salamander grows up to 60 centimeters (2 feet) long and is a type of siren, a group of eel-like salamanders that have only […]

Scientists discover new, frightening-looking creature in Florida, of course

It's as long as a snake, is spotted like a leopard, has two small arms with gills sticking out of its body and it lives in the swamps of Florida's panhandle. What is it?

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Phys.org

This salamander breathes through 'christmas trees' growing from its head

A sinuous swamp salamander with spots like a leopard and Christmas-tree-shaped fronds growing from its head hid from scientists for decades.

Fri 7 Dec 18 from FOXNews

This Legless Lizard Breathes Through 'Christmas Trees' Growing from Its Head

A new species of legless salamander is an elusive aquatic oddity.

Wed 5 Dec 18 from Livescience

New species of giant salamander described after decades of mystery

Researchers have described a new species of giant salamander that has remained shrouded in mystery for several decades. Known from swamps in Alabama and Florida in the southern United States, ...

Tue 11 Dec 18 from Mongabay.com

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