Areas in eastern North Carolina, eastern South Carolina and extreme northern Georgia.
Generally inhabits woodlands in mountains. During the day stays under natural cover like rocks and logs. At night, will scavenge for food. Observed especially during wet nights.
Dark gray dorsum; light gray areas around cheeks. Does not undergo an aquatic larval stage; young are born resembling smaller adults. When provoked by predators, will release unpleasant, viscous secretions from skin. Females likely to lay eggs underground from April to June.
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