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Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum
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.
Found on a wet, rainy rural road.
"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."
Spotted on Nov 6, 2013
Submitted on Nov 15, 2013
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