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Green Salamander, Aneides aeneus


The Green Salamander is a small to medium salamander reaching lengths around 3-5 inches. The Green Salamander is easily recognized because of the bright green markings on the black background. These salamanders are generally found in sandstone ledge crevices, under rocks, rotting trees, and stumps. They range from extreme northeastern Mississippi through northern Alabama and up through Tennessee, eastern Kentucky and most of West Virginia.

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