Ann Arbor, Michigan

The new biological sciences building on the campus of the University of Michigan.


San Marcos,  Texas

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The San Marcos Kinetic Salamander Project: 

Featuring an interactive and wind turned version of the Texas Blind Salamander and/or the San Marcos Salamander engaging the public on the lawn of the San Marcos Activity Center or at the San Marcos Sculpture Garden.

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              Lyons, Colorado      "Gecko"   2013                   by Jacob Leeuwenburgh and John King

The Texas blind salamander is a rare cave-dwelling troglobite amphibian native to San Marcos, Hays County, Texas, specifically the San Marcos Pool of the Edwards Aquifer. The salamander has blood-red external gills for absorbing oxygen from the water. The salamander's mature length is 13 cm. Its diet varies by what flows into its cave, including blind shrimp, snails, and amphipods.


Whitestown, Indiana