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New Segment: Amphibian Foundation shirt posts

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We have had a lot of positive feedback regarding our logo (which is a stylized Flatwoods Salamander larva) and our shirts, which are available at TeePublic. Proceeds from shirt sales support The Amphibian Foundation and our conservation initiatives. We have been encouraging people to send in photos wearing their new shirts and we'll post them!

We are going to start with two amphibian internet celebrities, Amanda Sargent (of Instagram's The Amanda Files) and Ethan Kocak (of Twitter's BlackBudpuppy)



CritterLab almost complete! One down, two to go!

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Gargoyle #gecko moments after being set up in his new enclosure in the #CritterLab

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We set up the geckos today in the #CritterLab including a breeding pair of #Crested #Geckos.

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The #leucistic #axolotl has been a big hit in his new home in the Burrow of the Blue Heron Nature Preserve (down the hall from The Amphibian Foundation)

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Our new #Axolotl exhibit in The Burrow - the children's educational room at Blue Heron Nature Preserve (where the Amphibian Foundation) is located.

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Lou enjoying her Christmas present - yes, we actually found a #salamander chew toy! I hope we aren't teaching her to chew on salamanders. So far, she really just ignores them.

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There is still time to get your cool herp gear and support amphibian conservation! Proceeds go directly to The Amphibian Foundation, and I can think of another place where you can get Caecilian Shirts, Prehistoric Amphibian Coffee Mugs and a styling Flatwoods Salamander hat all in one place. Truly a store for the nerdiest of the herp nerds. shop.mandica.com #AmphibianFoundation #AmphibianConservation #Caecilian #FlatwoodsSalamander #Eryops

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Sarah Dahlinger and The Amphibian Foundation start the Artists for Amphibians Program

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Proceeds from the sale of the artwork goes directly to The Amphibian Foundation and supports conservation initiatives in the US and abroad.

A Great Resource for Promoting Urban Wildlife!

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'InTownHawk' a website and blog by Amphibian Foundation member Bill Everitt contains a lot of great information and beautiful photography about Atlanta's Urban Wildlife and how to support it.


My little boy, Anthony and his new pet! Actually, he is learning how to preserve specimens for museum collections - this poor hatchling #Copperhead is deceased.

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This holiday season, it’s possible to give the gift of conserving amphibians!

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 Consider giving the gift of a membership in The Amphibian Foundation. Memberships directly support the conservation of imperiled amphibian species, like this Frosted Flatwoods Salamander, photographed last night peeking out from under the moss in the world’s only captive colony of this species. The Amphibian Foundation is working closely with state, federal and academic agencies to conserve this species and others that are in decline or threatened with extinction. Memberships of any amount can be accessed at the link in our bio and the funds support our conservation initiatives. Memberships of $100 or more also receive the coveted Amphibian Foundation logo (larval Flatwoods Salamander) care decal, and $250 or more will also receive an Amphibian Foundation t-shirt from TeePublic! Membership link is in the bio! Thank you Instagram Community for all your support!

@Regrann from @theamandafiles - Speaking of helping overlooked animals in need...

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Got my awesome Amphibian Foundation t-shirt!! It's a great design of a juvenile salamander and better yet, it helps this amazing conservation group with fundraising to accomplish their goals by the end of the year. Amphibians are in SERIOUS trouble and 40% of them are in danger of going extinct or have already been wiped out...more than any other group of animals! Go check out @frogsneedourhelp, follow them and get your t-shirt today! #amphibian #amphibians #frogsneedourhelp #frogs #frog #salamander #animals #tshirt #conservation #help #getinvolved #howyoucanhelp - #regrann

The Amphibian Foundation is participating in a month-long local artist exhibit at Kavarna in Decatur.

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We have a mini #RibbitExhibit there with archival prints of #Ambystoma cingulatum and #Cruziohyla craspedopus. Also, a framed poster print of a Slimy Salamander #Plethodon glutinosus. Kavarna is where we held the first #RibbitExhibit last March with the work of 6 talented illustrators, showcasing their amphibian artwork and raising money for amphibian conservation. #SciArt #ScientificIllustration #AmphibianFoundation #AmphibianConservation #flatwoodssalamanders #flatwoodssalamander

Some incredible methods and interesting methodology on sonic surveys from the Measey Lab

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Give the Gift of Membership!

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Hi Everybody! I apologize for not having much time to post lately. We have been overwhelmed with setting up the new facilities at The Amphibian Foundation. It’s an exciting time, and we are building 2 indoor research labs for amphibians, as well as a huge outdoor breeding and assisted-metamorphosis facility. We still need help! We are $2500 short on our initial set-up costs and are reaching out to the online amphibian community to help raise the last piece, and get us fully set up and ready to raise and breed endangered amphibians. Become a Member of The Amphibian Foundation! Or Give the Gift of Membership! Memberships are available in any amount and are described here. Your contributions go directly to The Amphibian Foundation. http://ift.tt/2gYW6Eq Purchase Amphibian Foundation merchandise! Proceeds go directly to The Amphibian Foundation. http://ift.tt/2fSU2BT All of our programs, initiatives and research, as well as ways to get involved are des…