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  • Scientific Names
    • Ambystoma velasci
    • Ambystoma lacustris
  • English
    • Mexican Tiger Salamander
    • Plateau Tiger Salamander
  • Spanish
    • ajolote del altiplano
    • Salamandra tigre de meseta

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What

Mexican Tiger Salamander Ambystoma velasci

Date

April 3, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Photos / Sounds

What

ajolote del altiplano Ambystoma velasci

Observer

nicolas_moreno_v

Date

July 1, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

juancruzado

Date

March 20, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

The plateau tiger salamander or Mexican tiger salamander (Ambystoma velasci) is a species of mole salamander in the Ambystomatidae family. It is found in Mexico and possibly the United States. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, temperate grassland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, rivers, freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, pastureland, and ponds. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Conservation Summary

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