redback salamander, Plethodon cinereus

redback salamander, Plethodon cinereus, climbing tree

A red-backed salamander (Plethodon cinereus) observed climbing up a tree about 30 cm off the ground. The photo was taken on a very rainy, warm early September night in Cuyahoga Co., Ohio.

All text and photographs Michael F. Benard
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