This is a Northwestern Salamander

This salamander lives in the northwest Pacific Coast of North America. They make their homes in grasslands, woodlands, forests, and mountains. They can be from 8.7 to 10.2 inches long (including the tail). Hatchlings eat insect larvae, snails, worms, tadpoles, and fairy shrimp, and adults eat small invertebrates. They breed from January to June, after which the female lays from 30 to 270 eggs. They hatch after 2-4 weeks. This salamander is brown, with moist, smooth skin.

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