The Kitimat River Estuary and surrounding environment support several amphibian …

The Kitimat River Estuary and surrounding environment support several amphibian …

The Kitimat River Estuary and surrounding environment support several amphibian …

The Kitimat River Estuary and surrounding environment support several amphibian species, including the coastal tailed frog, Columbia spotted frog, northwestern salamander, western toad, and roughskin newt (pictured here).

As we continue with site preparation activities to prepare the area where our Workforce Accommodation Centre will be constructed following a positive FID, we are relocating newts and other amphibians to other wetlands to ensure we do not interfere with the health or sustainability of any species.

Fun fact: roughskin newts have evolved to emit a powerful toxin to protect themselves against their main predator, Garter Snakes, which have in turn evolved to resist the effects of the toxin.

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