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Red-Backed Salamander

Posted by Clara Pollard,
North Country explorer from
May 1, 2019

It was a warm sunny day and my herpetology class traveled to Glenmeal State Forest to look for herp and egg masses. I found this red-backed salamander under a log near a vernal pool.