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Spotted Salamander

Ambystoma maculatum

Description:

Black salamander with yellow spots all around the body

Habitat:

wetland. grass, underground

Notes:

it's actually the biggest one I've seen in my backyard. It's about 8-10inches long. And around 3inches wide.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Yellow-spotted Salamander
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander


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2 Comments

PeterChereshnoski
PeterChereshnoski 9 years ago

It is the biggest one I have ever seen....as kids we called them mud puppies but I think that is a different salamander

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Nice spotting..

Pak Hoi T
Spotted by
Pak Hoi T

Andover, Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Sep 9, 2011
Submitted on Sep 9, 2011

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