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A new four-legged friend

Payton Ihlen, 7, greets the new addition to the Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary: a northwestern salamander, held by program naturalist Coral Forbes. The salamander was brought in recently after being found in a Christmas tree that was bought over the holidays. Sanctuary staff decided to keep the salamander at the centre, as opposed to releasing it, to keep it from being eaten by bullfrogs. - Sharon Tiffin/News staff
Payton Ihlen, 7, greets the new addition to the Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary: a northwestern salamander, held by program naturalist Coral Forbes. The salamander was brought in recently after being found in a Christmas tree that was bought over the holidays. Sanctuary staff decided to keep the salamander at the centre, as opposed to releasing it, to keep it from being eaten by bullfrogs.
— image credit: Sharon Tiffin/News staff
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