|Common Name:||Salamander, Pacific Giant |
|Scientific Name:||Dicamptodon ensatus|
|Area:||Santiam Wagon Road - Sweet Home Ranger District, Willamette National Forest|
|Date:||November 8, 2002|
This photo shows off the pudgy characteristic of this species, the largest terrestrial salamander in North America, which can be around 12 inches in length.
|Reference:||Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest by Kozloff / Cascade-Olympic Natural History by Mathews|
|Link:||Trip Journal Entry||