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Marbled Salamander

Ambystoma opacum


Another marbled sally... they are just so photogenic :)


This species is the only mole salamander (ambystomatid) in the southeast that guards their clutch once their eggs are laid. They are especially easy to photograph if they do have eggs nearby, because they won't leave them for anything!

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Hema 7 years ago

@Marylou,Sorry i mixed you up with Tracy L.
Here is the spotting I was talking about!

marylou.wildlife 7 years ago

No, that wasn't me... turtles maybe but no squirrels currently :)

Hema 7 years ago

Weren't you rehabilitating some ?

marylou.wildlife 7 years ago

Thanks Chris & Emma! But Emma, I'm not sure I know of which squirrels you speak of...

Hema 7 years ago

Awesome! How are the squirrels doing?

Chris Carille
Chris Carille 7 years ago

Neat Spotting!

South Carolina, USA

Lat: 33.78, Long: -80.78

Spotted on Jun 30, 2010
Submitted on Sep 14, 2011


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