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Eastern Long-tailed Salamander

The Eastern Long-tailed Salamander is appropriatley named for its very long tail. The tail has a pattern described as being in herringbone style. They come in orange and yellow colors. There are a stream and brook salamander that spend the winters in the water and watery edges of streams. In the late spring they emerge to live on land under rocks and logs. They are always a colorful and interesting species to find.