National Geographic : 1954 Nov
+ As Long as It's Shady, Land or Water Suits the Versatile Salamander Unlike lizards, these tailed amphibians (twice natural size) lack scaly skin and claws. Shunning sunlight, they seek out mossy places often under logs and rocks. Lungs replace gills in adulthood in most species. Coral-red Pseudotriton ruber ranges from New York to Georgia. © Kodachromes by Paul A. Zahl + Baby Caymans Squint at Intense Camera Light, but Revel in Its Heat Members of the alligator family, caymans inhabit the warm rivers of Central and South America. This pair of 8-inch specimens made an immediate and lasting hit with the Zahl children. Gentle and harmless, they even joined the youngsters in the bathtub.