ID'd by Jeff Boundy (LDWF) on Frenchtown Conservation Area Field Trip.
Two black salamanders under log with white rounded "marbling" on back.
Ouiska (Whiskey) Chitto Creek...and the find! Not the species we were looking for, but a fine specimen anyway, Marbled Salamander (Ambystoma opacum)!!!
Marbled Salamander (Ambystoma opacum) from the Atchafalaya Basin
The marbled salamander (Ambystoma opacum) is a species of mole salamander found in the eastern United States.