Shasta salamander


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Noun1.Shasta salamander - primarily a cave dweller in the Mount Shasta area
web-toed salamander - any of several salamanders with webbed toes and very long extensile tongues; excellent climbers that move with ease over smooth rock surfaces
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In 1/100 of a second, the Shasta salamander, an amphibian with the world's fastest tongue, can snap up an insect.
Included are 27 birds, such as the brown pelican, California condor, and sandhill crane; 21 mammals, such as the kit fox, wolverine, and bighorn sheep; 10 amphibians, such as the Shasta salamander, black toad, and red-legged frog; and 10 reptiles, such as the desert tortoise, barefoot gecko, and giant garter snake.