Reptiles & Amphibians

Fire salamander, its housing conditions and peculiarities of rearing

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Fire salamander is rarely seen as a pet, but those people who take care of these wonderful creatures speak about them with a genuine enthusiasm. As a species the fire salamander (it is also called spotted salamander and salamandra ordinary) was described by a Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus in 1758 and it got the Latin name Salamandra salamandra. Natural habitat of these amphibians is restricted by European countries, the fire salamander is included into International Red Book. Reserved way of life of these amphibians gave rise to many legends, in most cases very gloomy legends. The salamanders ...