Spotted Salamander

Spotted Salamander

This is a picture of a spotted salamander that was found in the creek of the woods, in Chapel Hill. It was most likely out on the hut for food.

Taxonomy
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Ambystomatidae

Fun Fact!
According to Nature Works, some spotted salamanders can live to be 30 years old.
(http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/spottedsalamander.htm)

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