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Eastern Tiger Salamander

Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum

Description:

Large member of the mole salamander family. This particular specimen was a young adult and approximately 6 inches long. It was black with circular yellow spots on the dorsum, making it look a little like a spotted salamander.

Habitat:

Found on a wet, rainy rural road.

Notes:

"As this is a sensitive species, and like all species, is worthy of our protection, the locality information has been altered to protect this organism."

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3 Comments

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 8 years ago

Thanks Carol and Diaz! We had a very good night!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago

WOW! A whole family! They are amazing!

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 8 years ago

great!

LisaPowers
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LisaPowers

Fairview, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Nov 6, 2013
Submitted on Nov 15, 2013

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