Kamis, 20 Desember 2012

Tiger Salamander


The Biggest Animals Kingdom and in The World | Tiger Salamander | This tiger salamander grows to a typical length of 6-8 inches (15-20 cm). Adults are usually gray spots, green or black, and have large eyes, with lids. They have short muzzle, thick neck, strong legs and a long tail. Their diet consists mainly of small insects and worms, but it's not uncommon for an adult to consume small frogs and baby mice. Tiger salamanders are almost entirely terrestrial as adults, and reproduce normally only water back. But partly also live on the land and water. Although salamanders are terrestrial, they are good swimmers. Captive breeding of large tiger salamander has not yet been achieved. Unknown reasons

Other larvae, especially in ancestral pools and warmer climates, can not be converted to the full adult size. Even if you are immune to transfer Tiger Salamander Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, which have a serious global threat to the species of frogs in the disease chytridiomycosis tiger salamander also ranavirus that infect reptiles, amphibians and fish. With tiger salamander larvae as fishing bait appears to be a significant source of exposure and transport to wild populations. Mortality of larvae of the tiger salamander occurs sometimes ranavirus recurrent infections. California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) (written prone), the Barred Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma mavortium) and Plateau Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma velasci) were all.

The axolotl is also a relative of the Tiger Salamander. Axolotls live in a state neotenic, most of its functions to keep larvae during its lifetime. Although never natural conditions can be induced metamorphosis in them at a very similar Mexican tiger salamander what.
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