Granular salamander

Granular salamander

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Ambystoma granulosum

The granular salamander or ajolote is a species of mole salamander in the family Ambystomatidae. It is found only in Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, and ponds. It is threatened by habitat loss and overcropping along with the scaling of their skins.

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References

1. Granular salamander Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Granular_salamander
2. Granular salamander on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/59058/53973911

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