Salamanders - Michael Benard

Please enjoy these amphibian and reptile photos by Mike Benard.  You can use the links below to navigate between different galleries.  If you have any questions, feel free to send me an email:


Unisexual Ambystoma Salamander

Unisexual Ambystoma Salamander

These all-female salamanders originated from hybridization between two separate species a few million years ago. They contain nuclear genomes from at least two of the original species, but sometimes they can include more genomes.

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