The Spotted Salamander or Yellow-spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) is a Mole Salamander common in the eastern United States and Canada. The Spotted Salamander is the state amphibian of South Carolina. This salamander ranges from Nova Scotia, to Lake Superior, to southern Georgia and Texas. Its embryos have been found to have symbiotic algae living inside them.
Found in freshwater pond in mixed woodland at night.
Largest Salamander I've ever seen at around 8 inches long.
Spotted on Apr 26, 2013
Submitted on Apr 29, 2013
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