Barred Tiger Salamander

Scientific Name: Ambystoma mavortium mavortium

Tiger salamanders secrete a slimy substance, which is poisonous to other animals.
  • Size: Length: 9 to 12 inches
  • Diet: Small fish
  • Habitat: Marshes, streams and other small fresh bodies of water
  • Range in the Wild: North America, from Southern Texas to central Nebraska
Conservation Status
Listed as Endangered. Major threats include habitat loss and drought.

Learn more about this animal.

Become this animal's Zoo Parent! Learn more about adopting this animal.