App: 11cms long Interesting facts: - Weight: 50 - 60 g - Size: 20 - 30 cm - Life expectancy: 15 - 25 years - Distribution: Europe, Asia, Africa - Colours: black, yellow While you may crawl under the covers at home when it’s raining, a salamander does the exact opposite! It feels right at home in the rain and enjoys when the raindrops fall on its nose. This is why it usually lives in wet forests. In nature, the salamander only lives to be 15 - 20 years old, but if you have one as a pet it can live for up to 40 years. Its diet consists of earthworms, beetles, snails, spiders and insects.