Cave Salamander

Eurycea lucifuga

Cave Salamander Cave Salamander
Photo by Robert Rold Photography Photo by Eric Williams
Description:  The Cave Salamander ranges in size from 4.0-6.0 inches.  Coloration is bright red to orange (occasionally yellowish) with black speckles.

Habitat:  Found in rock crevices, rocky streams and caves or surrounding areas.

Behavior:  These salamanders are excellent climbers with the ability to use their tail to hang on to outcroppings.

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