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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