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Kentucky spring salamander

Gyrinophilus porphyriticus dury

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LisaPowers
LisaPowers 4 years ago

Project Noah Fun Fact: Salamanders are a group of amphibians typically characterized by a lizard-like appearance, with slender bodies, blunt snouts, short limbs projecting at right angles to the body, and the presence of a tail in both larvae and adults. Most feed upon invertebrates, but the Spring Although they will eat invertebrates, Spring Salamanders specialize on eating other salamanders and their eggs!

Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salamander...
http://srelherp.uga.edu/salamanders/gyrp...
http://amphibiaweb.org/species/4065

Kentucky spring salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus dury)
spotted in Kentucky, USA by PN member ToddMcKinney

ToddMcKinney
Spotted by
ToddMcKinney

Kentucky, USA

Spotted on May 11, 2013
Submitted on May 17, 2013

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