19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Four-toed Salamander on a Leaf

This is a gravid (pregnant) Four-toed Salamander. Four-toed salamanders are cryptic amphibians that spend much of their lives underground. These salamanders breed in the spring in highly sensitive bogs and are often threatened across their range.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Tennessee, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Copyright: © Bryce Wade