Spotted salamanders are one of several New England amphibians that use regeneration as a survival mechanism. (Credit: Tom Tyning)
A trip through conservation land with wildlife biologist Scott Smyers becomes a lesson in evolution. Why does the complex salamander regenerate while its close cousin, the frog cannot? When wouldn’t it be a good idea to regenerate? What does this mean for humans?
For more on Smyer’s conservation work in Central Massachusetts, vist the Friends of Waschusett Mountain Website.