Western Red-backed Salamander (Plethodon vehiculum)

Discussion in 'Other Animals' started by Jeff Lee, May 5, 2007.

  1. Jeff Lee

    Jeff Lee

    May 16, 2006
    Oregon
    Still working on photo's from my recent trip to Taiwan, but took a few other images today, the first day my photo site has been up and running in two weeks (a very difficult DNS change:frown: ).

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    Here is a link to a range map:

    http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~titus/herp/vehiculum.html, site also contains natural history.

    I am very lucky to live near Portland, Oregon and have a .75 acer wooded lot near a state park with a stream. I have at least four species of salamanders living on my property. My rule is not to remove for images, I always image them where I find them. Just touching an amphibian for a short period of time (say five minutes) can do their systems harm.

    These guys are very cute and very, very common on my property.

    Tamron 90 & SB800.
     
  2. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very good shot
     
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