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Marbled Salamander in defensive posture, Talladega National Forest, Alabama | by Wally Smith
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Marbled Salamander in defensive posture, Talladega National Forest, Alabama

Marbled Salamanders are autumn breeders, laying eggs in dry depressions that will fill with water during winter rainfall. This female was attending an egg clutch when encountered.

 

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Taken on January 31, 2012