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salamander

sa luh man der

  • n  any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
  • n  reptilian creature supposed to live in fire
  • n  fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire

  • The result was one of the most curiously proportioned cars ever, with a long low snout, long front overhang and a truncated tail, like the tail snapped off a salamander.
  • The dusky salamander of the Appalachian and Adirondack mountains, for example, is now known to be four distinct species.
  • The spinning salamander induced a feeble electric current in a wire, just as a big steam generator creates a big current.
News & Articles

  • SALAMANDER SCRAMBLE PROFILE: Ashlyn Shockey and Michelle Benshoff
    EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the seventh in a series of spotlights on participants in Renfrew Institute’s (RI) annual Salamander Scramble 5K. The race is an important fundraiser for the Institute, and is held on July 4 in conjunction with the Firecracker 5K.
    June 18, 2013 - The Waynesboro Record Herald
  • 3 FTSE Shares Crashing to New Lows
    Rockhopper Exploration, Salamander Energy, and Talvivaara Mining are all sliding.        
    June 18, 2013 - The Motley Fool
  • Monkton Wildlife Crossing Project Closes in on Funding
    The Monkton Road Crossing Project is halfway to its final fundraising goal to get the go ahead on two tunnel structures to make wildlife crossing safe. The Monkton-Vergennes road crossing is a travel corridor for the rare Blue-spotted Salamander, as well as, the Four-toed and Spotted Salamander. Wildlife officials say it is also a wildlife corridor for the Bobcat. With a $300,000 price tag to ...
    June 15, 2013 - WPTZ Burlington
Quotes

  • Bud Selig in Bleacher Report
    Some guys just won't pick watching baseball over watching a sex dream featuring a winged Angelina Jolie and a talking purple salamander,said Selig in an interview with Sports Illustrated. "That's tough counter-programming for any show out...
  • David Attenborough in Independent Online
    There is nothing else like it,Attenborough said on a trip this week to observe the animals. "No salamander behaves like this particular one does in that mine."
  • Sheila Johnson in Washington Post
    We're building a brand, the Salamander Brand, on my name because I stand for . . . excellence, integrity, fine taste,Johnson said.

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