Tiger Salamander - Ambystoma tigrinum
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Tiger Salamander head - Always looks as if it's smiling - brownish black ground with gold spots spattered along the back - eyes appear golden                        spattered with gold dust

"on the run"

front view

side view

full view

Photo Details
This Utah native salamander courtesy of Dale Neilson who located it in the mountains east of Logan.  There are several color and pattern  variants of  Tiger Salamanders. They  are spotted or barred black on a ground color of gray or greenish or  spotted and barred cream to yellowish on a black ground. 
July 30, 2006 -  ©Nicky Davis

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