Despite the season and weather, spotted salamanders grow back their tails at a rapid pace.
By mating season, this female spotted salamander's tails has grown back to its original length; the spotted salamander herself is also as healthy as ever. "Look over there! It seems a male spotted salamander has his eyes on you!"
As this new family of spotted salamanders returns back to the mother's hom after the next generation of salamanders develop their legs., the children inherit the shared defense mechanisms and processes of both parents. They also inherit there parent's skin coloration: some offspring have green skin and offspring have brown skin.