Pacific giant salamander


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Noun1.Pacific giant salamander - large (to 7 inches) salamander of western North America
salamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
genus Dicamptodon - type genus of the Dicamptodontidae
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This rare old-growth forest provides habitat for the northern spotted owl, marbled murrelet, foothill yellow-legged frog, Townsend's big-eared bat, Pacific giant salamander, red tree voles, steelhead trout, and coho salmon.
He eyed a footlong Pacific giant salamander, a creature so rare some of the researchers who study it for a living have never before seen one.

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