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Spotted Salamander Egg Mass

Posted by Emily Gerber,
North Country explorer from Odessa, FL
April 22, 2019

My herpetology class went to Glenmeal State Forest to look for some herps and egg masses. While looking in a vernal pool, I found this spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) egg mass connected to a branch in the water.

Spotted Salamander Egg Mass


Kayla Edmunds

Wow! What a great find, and an awesome photo too!