Tiger Salamander

The Tiger Salamander is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) is a species of Mole Salamander. The proper common name is the Eastern Tiger Salamander, to differentiate from other closely related species. More

Tiger salamanders are a complex of species and subspecies that include Ambystoma mavortium, Ambystoma tigrinum and others. More

Tiger Salamanders have quite a wide range across North America, and although still quite common they are protected in some areas, with their wild populations declining in some areas due to shrinking habitats. More

The tiger salamander is the most widely distributed salamander in North America, ranging from southern Canada south, roughly to the border of Mexico and the United States. More

Resembling its feline namesake, the tiger salamander has stripes over its gray or black body. Photograph courtesy Gary M. Stolz/U.S. More

California Tiger Salamanders are considerably large for today More

Eastern tiger salamanders are large, with a typical length of 6-8 inches. They can reach up to 14 inches in length, particularly neotenic individuals. Adults are usually blotchy with grey, green, or black, and have large, lidded eyes. More

The Tiger Salamander is the most widespread salamander species in North America and is one of the few that is capable of tolerating the dry conditions of many regions in the interior of North America. More

The California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) is a vulnerable amphibian native to Northern California. Previously considered to be a Tiger Salamander subspecies, the California tiger salamander was recently designated a separate species again. More

The tiger salamander is one of the largest terrestrial salamanders in the United States. The biggest specimen recorded was 13 inches long. The average size ranges between seven and eight inches. It is stocky with sturdy limbs and a long tail. More

The Tiger Salamander , Ambystoma tigrinum covers a wide range of areas extending nearly coast to coast in North America. There are several subspecies within this complex, but some researcehers are of the opinion that the group should be divided into two different species. More

axolotl or tiger salamander, the half water/half land setup at the end of the housing section of this page (at the bottom) is good for animals in the process of metamorphosis. More

The tiger salamander is the world's largest land-dwelling salamander, reaching lengths from six inches to over a foot! Tiger salamanders range throughout much of North America, with the Eastern tiger salamander found along the East Coast from Long Island, New York, to More

The tiger salamander is the world's largest land-dwelling salamander. Growing to an impressive 13 inches, this attractive salamander is easy to care for – even for children if they are supervised. More

The common Tiger salamander is black with yellow markings that are highly variable in size and shape. The belly of the Tiger salamander is greenish-brown. More

Pictured above: This adult Tiger Salamander is owned by the Hixon Forest Nature Center Description: As adults, Tiger Salamanders are the largest terrestrial salamander in Wisconsin, reaching lengths of 7 to 13 inches. More

Tiger Salamanders are large burrowing North American amphibians, most active at night. The Latin name is Ambystoma tigrinum; "Ambystoma" means "blunt mouth," and "tigrinum" means "like a tiger." This species is hardy, long-lived, and a very interesting herp to keep. More

Tiger Salamander can be very hard to find. They spend most of summer and winter in the burrows of other animals or in some similar humid situation where they can keep their skin moist. More

CA tiger salamanders in the Central Valley are threatened. This means that we are concerned about them but they are not endangered at this time. More

The Tiger Salamander is currently on the Provincial Red list (CDC=G5 S2). It has no official COSEWIC status. More

Tiger salamanders can live up to 25 years, though most do not reach that age in the wild due to predation and other hazards. Where do tiger salamanders live? Tiger salamanders can be found throughout the state of Minnesota. More

Tiger salamanders are secretive animals and spend most of their liver underground. They gather in large numbers in the spring for courtship and egg laying. They use their long tails to swim. This amphibian must have its skin moist at all times. More

The California Tiger Salamanders are small unassuming animals that only grow to about 7 – 8 inches in length with stocky bodies and broad round snouts. More

Conservation: The Eastern Tiger Salamander relies on wetlands for breeding and adjacent forested habitat for their adult life. More

Introduction: Tiger salamanders are rewarding to keep in captivity. They grow large, have an impressive appetite, do not require complex care, can live for over fifteen years in captivity, and are bold compared to other closely related species. More

Present range of the Tiger Salamander in British Columbia Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) Common name: Tiger Salamander Scientific name: Ambystoma tigrinum Code: AMTIA-TAGR Status (BC): Red* Status (COSEWIC): Endangered *Red-listed species are those More

Order : Caudata
Family : Ambystomatidae
Genus : Ambystoma
Species : tigrinum
Authority : (Green, 1825)