By Brynn Walling, USFWS
Texas blind salamanders are rare but fascinating creatures.
This cave dwelling amphibian is a pinkish translucent color and grows to be around 5 inches long. They are fairly slender and fair-legged and about half of their body length comes from their tails alone.
Who needs eyes when you've got a tail that long? (Photo: USFWS)
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