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Cave Salamander
Eurycea lucifuga

Location

St. Louis, MO, USA

Date

11/10/2020

Description

I dreamed of seeing this species for many years. I stopped briefly on a rainy night waiting to pick up my older brother from a delayed flight on the way to the youngest brother's wedding. Cave salamanders are insectivorous amphibians. They lay eggs, which hatch into larvae before morphing into their adult form.

Photo Link

https://www.instagram.com/reelsonwheels/

Learn More

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cave_salamander#:~:text=A%20cave%20salamander%20is%20a,)%20eyes%20(blind%20salamanders)
Joseph Saunders
Black Birders Week Co-Organizer, BlackAFInSTEM, Aperiologist
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