On Sand Run Parkway at Summit Metro Parks program
50 degrees out, salamander frozen in snow in hemlock forest with stream about 40 feet away
found it in middle of winter
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.