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Cope's Giant Salamander - Dicamptodon copei

Nussbaum, 1970







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Cope's Giant Salamander Cope's Giant Salamander Cope's Giant Salamander
Aquatic neotene (aprox 8 inches long) Mason County, Washington Small Aquatic neotene,
Mason County, Washington
Cope's Giant Salamander Cope's Giant Salamander Cope's Giant Salamander
Aquatic neotene,
Mason County, Washington
Aquatic neotene,
Mason County, Washington
Aquatic neotene,
Mason County, Washington
Cope's Giant Salamander Cope's Giant Salamander Cope's Giant Salamander
Large aquatic neotene, Multnomah County, Oregon
Cope's Giant Salamander Cope's Giant Salamander Cope's Giant Salamander
Large aquatic neotene, Multnomah County, Oregon
Cope's Giant Salamander Cope's Giant Salamander Cope's Giant Salamander
A very rare fully-metamorphosed terrestrial adult form of this normally neotenic species, found at Spirit Lake on Mt. St. Helens by Robert Stebbins in 1974.
© Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley.
Aquatic neotene,
Mason County, Washington
Cope's Giant Salamander Cope's Giant Salamander Cope's Giant Salamander
Aquatic neotene, Multnomah County, Oregon Aquatic juvenile,
Mason County, Washington
   
Habitat
Cope's Giant Salamander habitat Cope's Giant Salamander habitat Cope's Giant Salamander habitat
Habitat, Mason County, Washington Habitat, Multnomah County, Oregon Habitat, Mason County, Washington
  Olympic Torrent Salamander habitat  
  Habitat, Mason County, Washington. A large adult Cope's Giant Salamander was seen in the pool below the small falls at the bottom of this picture.  
     
Short Video
  Oregon Ensatina  
  Some views of an aquatic neotenic Cope's Giant Salamander and its habitat and a second one at the end next to an Olympic Torrent Salamander on the Olympic Peninsula in Mason County, Washington.  
     
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