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 Mysterie salamander

I was just raking today an I saw a completely black salamander it was about that long. what kind was it?

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10/31/10  12:38pm

 #2184873


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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2184872


 Mysterie salamander

(as long as the periods).



10/31/10  12:39pm

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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2184873


 Mysterie salamander

Can you post a picture of it? Sounds like possibly a small slimy salamander or a leadback (redback without the red stripe).



10/31/10  04:27pm

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  Message To: Crotus   In reference to Message Id: 2184915


 Mysterie salamander

oh uh.... all I can do is describe it because I didn’t have a camera with me when I was raking but again pretty small, eyed about () that big slimy, black, found it right next to the water in my creek in the back yard.



11/01/10  04:00pm

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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2185035


 Mysterie salamander

Well, it’s hard to say for sure what it is, but my best guesses are what I mentioned. I am wondering though, could you see if you can find another one and post a picture of it?



11/02/10  06:16pm

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  Message To: Crotus   In reference to Message Id: 2185200


 Mysterie salamander

hmmm... Ill try



11/02/10  07:12pm

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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2185226


 Mysterie salamander

though it was the only salamander I’ve ever found out of a pet shop so it will be hard.



11/02/10  07:13pm

 #2185415


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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2185228


 Mysterie salamander

Salamanders are shy, secretive animals that like to hide most of the time, sometimes underground, so they often may seem less common than they really are. I suggest going out after a rain and searching under some rocks, logs or leaves that have not been disturbed for a while... be careful, however, if there might be any danger of encountering any poisonous snakes, spiders, centipedes, etc.



11/03/10  02:19pm

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  Message To: Crotus   In reference to Message Id: 2185415


 Mysterie salamander

ooh? are poisonous snakes and spiders common too?



11/03/10  02:34pm

 #2185636


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  Message To: Dalime   In reference to Message Id: 2185421


 Mysterie salamander

Well, I live in Florida where there are all kinds of spiders, centipedes, other stinging bugs etc on the loose, and a few types of poisonous snakes although not in my immediate area because I live in the city... if you live up north you probably have much less of these types of critters. But use some caution when turning over debris, just in case.



11/04/10  12:15pm

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  Message To: Crotus   In reference to Message Id: 2185636


 Mysterie salamander

lol yeah I live in PA and the only time I’ve ever thought about that stuff was when my older brother said there was one in my bed = )



11/04/10  05:45pm


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