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
Listed as Endangered. Major threats include habitat loss and drought.
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