yellow spotted salemander

Yellow spotted Salemander?

I took this photo @ the new boat launch at the Mouth of the River whare it meets the Owego creek..Does anybody know what this is really called .??? I herd that they are a protected species???pleas reply...P.S. I let it go free after the photo shoot..

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anthony henderson says ... on Thursday, Nov 19 at 5:38 PM

it is called a yellow spotted salemander

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Gerry says ... on Friday, Oct 31 at 6:31 AM

i just found the same thing crawling across my living room floor..the 2nd one in 20 years...i live in NB Canada..i also set it free

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garry paul says ... on Sunday, Dec 2 at 8:51 AM

thanks to all for the feedback..,I did find this on the is a Yellow spotted Salimander..Not the larger endangered ,Tiger Salimander it can grow to over a foot long .the Yellow Spotted Salimander can grow to 12 inches.

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JUSTIN CRON says ... on Thursday, Nov 29 at 10:19 PM

its a tiger salamander look on ny indanger species it will be there.

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Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Nov 29 at 3:44 PM

I think it's what they call a mud puppy

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