Inyo Mountains Salamander


Common name : Inyo mountains slender salamander

Scientific name : Batrachoseps campi

Family : Plethodontidae

Native to : California, United States

Interesting fact : They are ‘lungless’ salamanders that breathe through their skins.

Conservation status : Endangered

The slender salamander is found in the Inyo Mountains in California. Growing to about 6 cm, they have large eyes and are heavily speckled making them appear silvery. Moist areas surrounded by deserts are ideal thriving spots for these night-loving creatures that hide under rocks and moist sand. They feed on small insects and live for 7 to 10 years.

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