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Eastern Tiger Salamander

Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum


Large member of the mole salamander family. These particular specimens were young adults and varied from approximately 4 to 7 inches long. The individual in the second photo was approximately 4 inches long.


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."

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RickLampman 8 years ago

CONGRATS !! Lisa :)

Lorenz Palec
Lorenz Palec 8 years ago

Nice!!! one of my fascination in life is salamander very beautiful

LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Congratulations Lisa! Beautiful little creature!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD!

Lindas fotos Lisa!

Congrats again Lisa,another SOTD very well deserved,thanks for sharing

rams4d 8 years ago

Cool Pictures !!!

KarenL 8 years ago

Woohoo! Congrats on a very well deserved spotting of the day Lisa!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago

Congratulations Lisa! Great family!

RiekoS 8 years ago


Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 8 years ago

Congratulations Lisa, adorable salamandaers

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 8 years ago

Congrats Lisa!!!

Tiz 8 years ago

Nature nerds?! Hrmpffff! We are cool troopers of the nature, sharing our even cooler obervations! :D Lovely salamander family you found there Lisa! A Swedish "Gratulerar" for you!

staccyh 8 years ago

Congrats on sotd! Lovely photos.

Congratulations Lisa!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Very nice, Lisa!

LuisStevens 8 years ago

Congrats Lisa! Great SOTD!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Fantastic spotting Lisa. What a great looking group.Congrats.

MacChristiansen 8 years ago

Congratulations Lisa on your SOTD

Yasser 8 years ago

Lisa, your recent spottings have been awesome! This one was especially great. Congratulations on another super Spotting of the Day and thank you for all that you do for the Project Noah community. We're lucky to have you as a pillar of our nature nerd family :)


Wonderful !

wow,that a family Lisa,super spotting,very cute salamanders,congrats and thanks for sharing

LisaPowers 8 years ago

I wish you lived closer Carol! We would take you out with us!

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Fairview, Tennessee, USA

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

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