Blood laced with a natural antifreeze pumps through the veins of wood frogs. They rest suspended, somewhere between life and death, awaiting spring's arrival in frozen winter forests. Beneath a blanket of decaying leaves, salamanders are waiting, too.
Tap, tap. It's time for the race.
Each year in late March and early April, from New Jersey to Maine, forest-dwelling amphibians like spotted salamanders and wood frogs wake up from their winter homes and migrate during the night to v
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