Length: 18.3 cm Weight: 39 grams
Elske was the very first female that was found on a lovely rainy evening in April. Born and raised in Limburg! She is named after Els la Vera, the famous local watering hole. BFF with salamander Maria!
SPONSOR: Niels de Zwarte
Length: 15.2 cm Weight: 25 grams
A very special Fire salamander female with extraordinary talents. She loves taking a dip in streams and leaves all al other salamanders far behind her. Real Olympic qualities in this one!
SPONSOR: Jan Twisterling
Length: 12.5 cm Weight: 10.9 grams
A gorgeous male that was minding his own business in its favorite spot in the forest one October evening. Now, safe from Bsal he is looking forward to a bright future in the breeding group!
SPONSOR: Steven Zollinger
Length: 14.8 cm Gewicht: 11.1 grams
Leroy was wondering in the forest in the fall of september 2012. Luckily some observant volunteers noticed him and took him to the shelter. Leroy is a real macho man and a champion in puffing himself up! He is also known as the baddest salamander in town!
SPONSOR: Leroy Kloor
Isa, Jasper and Jorick
May we present to you (from left to right): Isa, Jasper and Jorick! These three dapper salamanders were born in the shelter. They are named after three salamander heroes that have done all kinds of choirs and gave their own money to adopt these little ones!
SPONSOrs: Isa, Jasper van Delft and their friend Jorick Boer
Length: 17.0 cm Weight: 25.6 grams
Beautiful female with nice yellow markings at the base of her legs. Named after the daughter of the sponsor.
Length: 15.2 cm Weight: 12.7 grams
Sharply patterned male! Named after the son of the sponsor.
SPONSOR: Willem Ferwerda
Tjeu(ke) is a very dear friend of Sjeng the salamander and cut from the finest wood! Everyone in the forest knows Tjeuke or Tjeu for short. Tjeuke is named after the legendary grandfather Sjeng (@VurigeSjeng)
SPONSOR: @VurigeSjeng himself
Matt Ellerbeck (the salamander man - Save the Salamanders) has adopted Spark. Matt wants to contribute to the recovery and conservation of this amazing species! He also hopes his efforts will inspire others to become active and involved.
SPONSOR: Matt Ellerbeck (the salamander man)
Stella de Groot gave a wonderful presentation for her classmates about a very special animal: the Fire salamander! Stella, her teacher and her class mates were impressed and decided to adopt their very own salamander (named Fire!).
Sponsors: Fith and Sixth grade of Openbare Basisschool de Trekvogel uit Mijdrecht
Bobo and irma
Every living creature has an intrinsic right for continued survival in the wild. This also applies to the gorgeous but highly endangered Fire salamander. Hopefully they can return to the wild one day!
Sponsor: Clarien van Harten
The Friens Family (Wouter, Anna en Lotte) live at the edge of it Bunderbos. On one evening we ran into two people of SOS fire salamander which told us all about the project and the plight of the fire salamander. We got inspired and adopted a salamander! Recently we organized a party and instead of asking for presents we asked for donations in order to adopt a salamander.
Sponsors: Wouter, Anna and Lotte Kriens
Kevin is adopted by a sponsor from overseas. Sponsor Ruth named this fire salamander after a good friend and mentor who recently passed away.
Sponsor : Ruth Marcec, USA
Settareh is the granddaughter of forester Harm. Just like her sister Marjorie she got a salamander for her birthday! Now that isn't that a much cooler gift than a Barbie doll?
SPONSors: Harm and Joke Hofman