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Humboldt tenebrosus

This is a discussion on Humboldt tenebrosus within the Pacific Giant Salamanders (Dicamptodon) forums, part of the Species, Genus & Family Discussions category; Found 3 of these guys in a 10+ tear old pile of wood I've been clearing over the last few ...

Pacific Giant Salamanders (Dicamptodon) Found only in the Northwest of the United States of America, the (currently) 4 species of this genus are the largest and heaviest land-living salamanders in the world.

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Found 3 of these guys in a 10+ tear old pile of wood I've been clearing over the last few days.
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This was the littlest one at about 8in, not sure what's up with its eye...
I found them all new homes under nice rotted out logs that won't be moving any time soon:)



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Unbelivable thanks for sharing man.

He seems he has a clowdy eye.



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How I wish I could find these in the wild!



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Found another one today looks like the rain is bringing them out finally.
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WOW!!!!!

Thanks for sharing man!!!

I love finding these species, they live were I am at too!

Did you get a measurement? Humboldt, so Humboldt county?

Congrats man!!!
And Niels you should come on over to the west coast!



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This one was about 6" but I've found some up to 10".



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