TITLE

Mud Puppy

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Mud Puppy, a salamander that lives in lakes and rivers in the eastern United States. An adult mud puppy is 8 to 17 inches (20 to 43 cm) long. It is brownish or almost black above, with a dark-spotted, pale underside. The rectangular head and body are flattened. The tail fins are often reddish. Each of the four feet has four toes. Dark-red gills wave like plumes outside the gill openings on the neck.
ACCESSION #
37309725

 

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