Quick Photo Reference: Salamanders of Vermont

Identifying animals is often easier with photo references. Photos can help you limit possible identifications to just one or two likely species.

Click or tap to see reference photos for each group of snakes. The groups are based on visual similarities between animals, and are not a biological classification. Adults and juveniles are grouped separately.

Eastern Newt, Northern Dusky Salamander, Blue-spotted Salamander

These salamanders are generally thicker than a pencil and 4.5 to 5 inches in length. Click an image to enlarge it.

Spotted Salamander, Spring Salamander, Jefferson Salamander, and Jefferson/Blue-spotted Salamander hybrids

These animals are about as thick as a magic marker, and 6 to 8 inches in length. Click an image to enlarge it.

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