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Use of Sound: Vernal Pools

Logan Shannon

Each spring, thousands of frogs, toads, and salamanders risk life and limb for an opportunity to mate in temporary bodies of water called vernal pools. In this installment of 10x10, Outside/In explores the unique, and frankly odd, ecosystem within these woodsy puddles.

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