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Critically Endangered - #62 Lake Patzcuaro Salamander (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugMar 26, 2022, 8:32:44 AM

The Lake Patzcuaro Salamander or also known as Achoque is a species of salamander native to Mexico and is listed as critically endangered.

Reasons for critically endangered status - Habitat destruction, pollution, introduced predatory fish.

Conservation efforts - There are breeding recovery programs in place.

Lake Patzcuaro Salamander Facts - 

Science Name: Ambystoma dumerilii

Size: 28 cm

Native Locations: Mexico

Population: less than 100 (wild)

Conservation status: Critically Endangered (CR)

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