Granular salamander

The Granular salamander is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Granular Salamander or Ajolote (Ambystoma granulosum) is a species of mole salamander in the Ambystomatidae family. It is found only in Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marches, and ponds. More

The granular salamander, like many of its close relatives, is a metamorphosing species of mole salamander belonging to the genus Ambystoma. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Ambystomatidae
Genus : Ambystoma
Species : granulosum
Authority : Taylor, 1944