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Northern Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus fuscus)

Created: March 2nd, 2024 - 02:48 PM
Last Modified: March 2nd, 2024 - 02:48 PM
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Record 372217
Country:
United States
State:
Virginia
County:
Roanoke County
Time:
2024-03-02 10:52:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Adult
Sex:
--
Method:
Rock flipping
Habitat:
Mixed forest
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
50.00F
Ground Temperature:
49.30F
Humidity:
60%
Sky Conditions:
Partly Cloudy
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
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Barometric Pressure:
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Notes

ES#027

Mixed forest. Found under flipped rock. Salamander wrapped around eggs. Moved quickly into burrow and picture just caught the tail. Ground was saturated by water and heavy leave litter. Looked like NOrthern Dusky but moves so fast that is the best guess.

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