Long-tailed Salamander

Eurycea longicauda

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The long-tailed salamander, or longtail salamander,Eurycea longicauda, is a species of lungless salamander native to the Appalachian Region of the eastern United States. This is a "cave salamander" that frequents twilight zones of caves and also inhabits springs and surrounding forest. Body color varies from yellow to orange-red to red with random black spots.

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  1. (c) Dave Thomas, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.flickr.com/photos/davidjthomas/9244234748/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurycea_longicauda

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