Blue-spotted salamander

Blue-spotted salamander Ambystoma laterale

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Identification: The blue-spotted salamander is between 3.5 and 5 inches long. They are speckled with blue or white spots on a darker blue/black base on their entire body.

Habitat: This salamander is found in moist hardwood forests and wooded swamps/marshes/bogs. They are found burrowing under logs, moss, rocks, and vegetation.