Barred tiger salamander, dip netted from pond. East Foundation Ranch, south Texas. Day 2, site 3.
Found during night driving Highway 60 after a thunderstorm with heavy rainfall.
The barred tiger salamander or western tiger salamander (Ambystoma mavortium) is a species of mole salamander found from southwestern Canada in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, south through the western United States to Texas and northern Mexico.