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Quiz: How Smart Are You About Salamanders?




They may be big and have a large range, including here in Will County, but salamanders aren't necessarily easy to find. 

It does help if you know which hot spots to check out, such as at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve in Beecher, which is one habitat salamanders seem to love.

Regardless of whether or not you plan on attending, test your knowledge to see how much you really know about these awesome amphibians.

Note: If on a mobile device, click here to take the quiz.

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