Tiger Salamanders | Ambystoma tigrinum
The Tiger Salamander was recently added to Georgia's State Wildlife Action Plan (S.W.A.P.) as in need of concern.
Tiger Salamanders, like other congeners are temporary wetland breeding amphibians, and breed in fish-less wetlands that dry out periodically throughout the year. They are Coastal Plain endemics.
In 2017, the Amphibian Foundation began a captive breeding program for Tiger Salamanders in our outdoor Field Research Center nicknamed 'Metamorphosis Meadow' or MetaMo. This species is maintained in a mesocosm or artifical ephemeral wetland which will hopefully produce healthy offspring in the upcoming year.
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