I just got home from Pelee Island – the only place in Canada where the Endangered Small-mouthed Salamander (Ambystoma texanum) is be found.
In May 2016, I embarked on a 7 hour road trip to extreme Southern, Ontario. Here I would catch a ferry to the center of Lake Erie so I could reach Pelee Island. This is the largest of the Erie
The Jefferson Salamander (Ambystoma jeffersonianum) and the Small-mouthed Salamander (Ambystoma texanum) are both large species of Ambystomatids (mole salamanders). The Jefferson Salamander occurs primarily in the northeastern United States, while the Small-mouthed Salamander ranges from Ohio south to the Gulf