Photo: Three New Salamanders Found in Remote Cloud Forests



An unnamed species with brightly colored skin is one of three new salamanders found recently in Central American cloud forests, scientists have announced.

The creature measures about three inches (eight centimeters) in length and boasts a conspicuous coloration resembling the warning markings of poison arrow frogs.

Photograph by Alex Monro, courtesy Natural History Museum


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