DOA intestines outside body - front leg torn off.
Found near small 6x12 ft ornamental pool with minnows, eastern newts, green frogs and bull frog
Egg mass in small 6X12 ft artificial pool in natural setting, containing minnows, at least 8 spotted salamanders, many eastern newts, and multiple frog species. All amphibians found pool naturally. Fathead minnows were added to control mosquitoes and provide bait for fishing.
Found underneath a piece of rotting wood near the edge of a known breeding pond.
Spotted salamander eggs. Seen in pond with many similar egg masses a few weeks after the start of spring rains.
The spotted salamander or yellow-spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) is a mole salamander common in the eastern United States and Canada. The spotted salamander is the state amphibian of South Carolina. This salamander ranges from Nova Scotia, to Lake Superior, to southern Georgia and Texas. Its embryos have been found to have symbiotic algae living inside them.