A TEAM OF SCIENTISTS IS ON THE LOOSE IN APPALACHIA.
Who are we? Salamander biologists from Smithsonian’s National Zoo and research partners from state agencies, universities and NGOS.
Our mission? To investigate the disappearance of animals that are so remarkable, so bizarre that they defy the laws of normal biology. Yes, we’re talking about salamanders. Explore this website, read our science blog, and learn more about these insidiously cute amphibians.