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, Zoology, Biology, Mole salamanders, California, Axolotl, Ambystomatidae, Hybrid, Ambystoma mavortium, Tiger Salamander, Population genetics, Endangered species, Salamanders, Herpetology