California and Barred Tiger Salamanders
July 27, 2010
The native California tiger salamander is an endangered species. The barred tiger salamander is an introduced species. The two species have produced a swarm of hybrid salamanders that researchers have discovered are more likely to survive than either parent species.
Topics: Environment, Mole salamanders, Biology, Zoology, California, Population genetics, Ambystoma mavortium, Axolotl, Tiger Salamander, Ambystomatidae, Salamanders, Endangered species, Herpetology, Hybrid