Egg sac found in Laurel Canyon Creek
I'm not sure if these are salamander eggs; they were in a puddle in the middle of a nature trail, with clayey soil bottom.
About 4 inches long. Eyes dark. Found under log in redwood duff, 20 feet from small creek. Armstrong Woods SP.
grabbed from under leaf litter. lightly muddy conditions.
Found in a pool with 5 more and was mating before caught
Salamanders are any of approximately 550 extant species of amphibians within the order Caudata. They are typically characterized by a superficially lizard-like appearance, with slender bodies, short noses, and long tails. All known fossil salamanders and all extinct species fall under the order Caudata, while sometimes the extant species are grouped together as the Urodela. Salamanders have never more than four toes on their front legs and five on their rear legs, but some species have...