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Spotted Salamander

Ambystoma maculatum

Description:

Young adult approximately 6 inches long. This animal appears to be parasitized Note the head and right front foot) and has a slightly deformed tail.

Habitat:

Rural road on a wet paved road.

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6 Comments

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 8 years ago

Thanks everyone for the kind words. It has been a fun and educational journey.

Yes, AntónioGinjaGinja, diseases are a natural part of nature, it is unclear at this point if this is a normal thing that has been going on or if this one is something new or if this one is something old, that was just under-documented. I will be asking some friends in the know and post what I find out.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Congrats Lisa!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago

WOW! Awesome!

Congrats Lisa for your 700 one,very interesting spotting,however is allways sad to see a hill animal,but life is not maked to be nice to our eyes,so your spotting remind us that,desises are natural processes,hope she make it :-)

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 8 years ago

Awesome spotting Lisa. So adorable.

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Poor thing! Great shots Lisa & congrats on hitting the 700 spotting milestone!

LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Nov 6, 2013
Submitted on Nov 18, 2013

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