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‘skydiving’ salamander

USF biologist discovers ‘skydiving’ salamander

After closely studying wandering salamanders for four years, a doctoral candidate at the University of South Florida discovered the amphibians have mastered “parachuting” down the world’s tallest trees. Christian Brown’s study, published in Current Biology, is the first to reveal aerial behaviors in the species.

Other Funding

Other Funding

Rapid Response Grants: Understanding Blackness and Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Local, National, & International Communities, COVID-19 Funding.