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Cave Salamander

Eurycea lucifuga


Orange, red, yellow in color with black dots over body. Grows to 6 inches.


Found in and around caves, seeps, springs, springhouses, and small forested limestone creeks associated with groundwater. Cave salamanders live in rock crevices or under rocks, logs, or other debris.


They are lung-less. Meaning they breath threw their skin.

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Indiana, USA

Spotted on Aug 11, 2012
Submitted on Jan 12, 2013

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