The Smallest Salamander

The Smallest Salamander: Thorius arboreus (Thorius arboreus)

This Mexican amphibian is the world's smallest known species of salamander. While the species has always been rare, its population numbers are declining to the point that the IUCN Red List classifies it as Endangered. This arboreal species is endemic to cloud forests and its major threats are logging and encroachment of agriculture.

Amphibian / Salamander



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