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Salamander May Not Be Endangered After All

Sacramento, CA — A salamander that lives in the forests of Northern California may be removed from the state´s list of threatened species.

A state agency now says the salamander appears never to have been threatened in the first place.

The state Department of Fish and Game will hold a hearing about the salamander next month.

It says new studies show that there are many more salamanders, in a much wider range, than authorities once believed.

Written by Sabrina Sabbagh