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Saving the Tiger Salamander

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Eastern tiger salamander.

Eastern tiger salamander. COURTESY SOUTH FORK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM

27Speaks on Apr 13, 2023

This week on 27Speaks, the editors are joined by senior reporter Stephen J. Kotz and Frank Quevedo, executive director of the South Fork Natural History Museum and Jake Kushner, the reptile/amphibian specialist at the museum, to talk about a $30,000 grant the museum received from the Hollomon Price Foundation, which will be used to track the movements of endangered eastern tiger salamanders around confirmed breeding pools in the Long Pond Greenbelt Preserve.

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