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Texas Blind Salamander
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[Photo] Eurycea rathbuni formerly Typhlomolge rathbuni - Texas blind salamander. Source: USGS, http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1212/major_findings2.htm Photograph by J.N. Fries, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The Texas Blind Salamander, Eurycea rathbuni, is a rare cave dwelling salamander native to San Marcos, Hays County, Texas, specifically the San Marcos Pool of the Edwards Aquifer. The salamander has external gills for breathing when there is very little oxygen
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