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Red-backed Salamander - Plethodon cinereus What a cutie!<br />
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Habitat: Deciduous forest Geotagged,Plethodon cinereus,Red-backed salamander,Spring,United States,plethodon,salamander Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (6)

  1. Woow! You can even catch them. Nice! Posted 4 months ago
    1. They usually oblige as long as I only hold them briefly. Posted 4 months ago
  2. Nice color pattern on this little creature! Posted 4 months ago
    1. It was a pretty little thing! Posted 4 months ago
  3. Great find, and a gorgeous little salamander. Posted 4 months ago
    1. Thanks Paul! Posted 4 months ago

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The red-backed salamander is a species of small, hardy woodland salamander in the family Plethodontidae. The species inhabits wooded slopes in eastern North America, west to Missouri, south to North Carolina, and north from southern Quebec and the Maritime provinces in Canada to Minnesota.

Similar species: Salamanders
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Sep 26, 2020. Captured May 6, 2020 22:52 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/166s
  • ISO125
  • 100mm