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Is this a spotted salamander?

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Old 23rd September 2017   #1 (permalink)
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I have been caring for him as if he is a spotted, but I've seen some pics of Slimy Salamanders that look similar. Any help would be appreciated
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Hi !
Nice pics.
The third one shows what seem nasolabial grooves.
So for me it's a Plethodontid.



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Thanks so much, thatís what Iíve been starting to lean toward, as well. That means I still get to enjoy my buddy Nigel (the sally in question) whilst also seeing my first Spotted during the migration next spring.



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