amphibians Amphibians on the Menu By Rudy Mancke • Sep 28, 2017 Brad Carlson [CC BY-NC 2.0] via Flickr Immature Black Rat snakes will eat amphibians. The adults feed on birds and mammals. The Snake and the Frog By Rudy Mancke • Aug 16, 2017 Glenn Bartolotti via Wikimedia Commons This common snake was found in a pool near Columbia, along with a bullfrog. It's Not a Lizard By Rudy Mancke • Nov 29, 2016 Greg Schechter [CC 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Salamanders have wet skin and no scales. Lizards have dry skin and scales. Traveling Salamander By Rudy Mancke • Jul 25, 2016 Jason Quinn, via Wikimedia Commons The Eastern Newt, in its immature, "red eft" stage, actually leaves the water and travels around before returning to mature into an adult.