tiger salamander

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widely distributed brown or black North American salamander with vertical yellowish blotches

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Because of habitat loss and destruction, cattle ranches that remain undeveloped, like the Koopmann Ranch, have become vital for the survival of the California tiger salamander species and others.
The tiger salamander is reasonably common at Dave's Pond, but is not as numerous as the small-mouthed salamander.
Like other western tiger salamander populations, growth is very rapid and individuals can attain large sizes (>100 mm SVL) in their first summer of life.
Environment-dependent admixture dynamics in a tiger salamander hybrid zone.
The California tiger salamander, marked by a striking black-and-yellow pattern, spends all but a few months each year in the uplands, deep in rodent burrows.
Though the lineages of barred tiger salamanders and the California tigers split some 5 million years ago, the species cross-breed in the Salinas Valley, according to Benjamin M.
The tiger salamander gets its name from its coloring: adults have yellow spots and stripes against dark skin.
The tiger salamander in Santa Barbara County was declared an endangered species this year by the U.
The tiger salamander is widely distributed across the northern United States and occurs throughout South Dakota, although a few counties lack museum records.
Arizona (1995) Sonoran tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi).
And, if an axolotl is mated with a yellow-barred tiger salamander, another closely related species, in the laboratory, normal metamorphosis occurs in the hybrid offspring.
The bank also protects breeding and estivating habitat of the California Tiger Salamander in addition to habitat for the San Joaquin Kit Fox.
22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An historic 400 acre ranch in Contra Costa County, home to the Walker family, the California tiger salamander, San Joaquin Kit Fox, western burrowing owl and the California red-legged frog, will remain forever protected thanks to the teamwork of the family, an energy solutions company, and the California Rangeland Trust.
The Service's Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office works with a variety of conservation partners to implement safe harbor agreements that are providing significant conservation for listed species, such as the California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii) and the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense).
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