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Cope's Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon copei)

Created: May 18th, 2013 - 02:12 AM
Last Modified: May 18th, 2013 - 02:12 AM
Entered by: Jonathan Hakim
Record 146472
Country:
United States
State:
Oregon
County:
Multnomah County
Time:
2013-05-17 13:49:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Adult
Sex:
--
Method:
Visual encounter
Habitat:
Rocky stream in forest
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
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Ground Temperature:
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Humidity:
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Sky Conditions:
Cloudy
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
1000.66ft
Barometric Pressure:
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Notes

About 4" long giant spotted in shallow pool of water on edge of creek. Gills, head shape, tail shape, body shape, and coloration all suggest Cope's Giant to me. The limbs did not appear to touch when adpressed.

Torrent salamander and coastal giant found nearby.

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