Amazing Adaptations: Meet the Texas Blind Salamander
WATCH: Facts about the Texas Blind Salamander (4:26)
Kristy Kollus, EAA Environmental Scientist for the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan (EAHCP), discusses some facts about the endangered, Texas Blind Salamander.
The section of the Edwards Aquifer where the water pressure brings water to the surface naturally in springs and some wells.
The part of the Edwards Aquifer with sinkholes and fractures where rainwater easily enters and refills the aquifer.
Watch: Ezell’s Cave and The Search for the Blind Monster! (40 mins)
Created by naturalist Joe Furman, this award winning documentary goes in search of the rare Texas Blind Salamander in the wild.
Watch: Discovering the Texas Blind Salamander (39 secs)
The Texas Blind Salamander is of considerable scientific interest due to its uniqueness─its only known habitat is the Edwards Aquifer in the San Marcos area. The Texas Blind Salamander is listed as endangered by USFWS and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.