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University of California - Davis

Watersnake Eats Salamander

Caption: Southern watersnakes commonly eat mole salamanders, a group that includes two endangered species in California. A UC Davis study finds that the non-native snakes are invading California waters, posing a threat to native fish, amphibians and reptiles.

Credit: J.D. Willson/University of Arkansas

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Related news release: Invasive watersnakes introduced to California may pose risk to native species


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