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A large North American salamander that is blackish with yellow patches or stripes.
- ‘Another family, the Ambystomatidae occurs in the New World from Canada to central Mexico and includes the tiger salamander and the axolotl.’
- ‘The Service published a final rule on September 21 listing the Santa Barbara County population of the California tiger salamander as endangered.’
- ‘Each name links to an information section with images and the status code; for example, the tiger salamander is on the Red List in danger.’
- ‘The California tiger salamander is a large, stocky, terrestrial salamander with small eyes and a broad, rounded snout.’
- ‘‘Leopard frogs, boreal toads, spotted frogs and tiger salamanders are experiencing serious declines’ he says.’
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.