This is a salamander (yeah those are teally little arms and legs)
This is a newt.
Tell me those are not the cutest little things you have ever seen. And just think I get to tag all those newts for research. Yep I get to play in the water and mud and get graded on it. I love nature. OK well I am off to take my Environmental Science test, just as soon as I get the kids to bed.