A Search In Montauk Turns Up The Elusive Blue-Spotted Salamander - 27 East

A Search In Montauk Turns Up The Elusive Blue-Spotted Salamander

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South Fork Natural History Museum's annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. Andy Sabin holding a four-toed salamander. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum's annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. Andy Sabin holding a four-toed salamander. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum's annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. Plum Nugent, David Nugent, and Sarah Bailey flipping a log and searching for salamanders. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum's annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. Plum Nugent, David Nugent, and Sarah Bailey flipping a log and searching for salamanders. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum's annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. Plum Nugent, David Nugent, and Sarah Bailey flipping a log and searching for salamanders. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum's annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. Plum Nugent, David Nugent, and Sarah Bailey flipping a log and searching for salamanders. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. Victoria Bijou holding a blue-spotted salamander.  ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. Victoria Bijou holding a blue-spotted salamander. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. Victoria Bijou holding a blue-spotted salamander. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. Victoria Bijou holding a blue-spotted salamander. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum's annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. SOFO educator, Sarah Bailey, holding a four-toed salamander. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum's annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. SOFO educator, Sarah Bailey, holding a four-toed salamander. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum's annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. A blue-spotted salamander was observed and then put back under a log.   ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum's annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. A blue-spotted salamander was observed and then put back under a log. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk.   ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk.   ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk.   ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk.   ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk.   ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk.   ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk.   ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk.   ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk.   ELIZABETH VESPE

South Fork Natural History Museum annual salamander log rolling in Montauk. ELIZABETH VESPE

authorStaff Writer on Oct 7, 2019
A dozen salamander enthusiasts met at an overlook in Montauk on a brisk Saturday morning to flip over logs in search of the rare blue-spotted salamander. "Salamander Commander” Andy Sabin,... more

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