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Blue-spotted Salamander on Kip Tract trail, St. Lawrence University

Posted by Kendrew Van Gorder,
North Country explorer from Bar Harbor, ME
April 15, 2019

I found this salamander under a soft, rotting log, on a cloudy afternoon following a morning rain. The air temperature was around 50 degrees Fahrenheit but parts of the ground were still slightly frozen.

Blue-spotted Salamander