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A salamander with no lungs, which breathes entirely through its skin:
Posted via web from David Dobbs’s Somatic Marker
The tiny gecko and transparent frog pictures are more impressive. Lungless salamanders aren’t really that uncommon. There’s at least 14 different species of them native to the northeastern US.
But I like the picture.
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