Spotted Salamander for Sale by Wildlife Traffickers

A Kaiser’s spotted newt, also known as the Luristan Newt or the Emperor Spotted Newt, is a salamander that is found in Iran and is classified as an at-risk species.

The spotted salamander for sale online due to wildlife traffickers providing the animal. According to reports, the salamander costs $103 (£65) on the Internet.

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Source:  Nic Fleming, “Illegal wildlife trading in internet’s deepest, darkest corners,” Guardian, September 3, 2012.