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

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Date

April 3, 2009

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juancruzado

Date

March 20, 2010
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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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