Study finds salamanders ‘parachuting’ in California redwoods

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A study published Monday by researchers from the University of South Florida and UC Berkeley found that salamanders appear to be “parachuting” as they change speed and glide in the canopies of tall trees.

Salamanders living high up in California’s redwoods have aerial behavior that allows them to control their posture in the air, a study conducted by the University of South Florida and UC Berkeley researchers found.
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