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The Ring-tailedSalamander is also called ClimbingSalamander, and Robust Mushroom-tongue Salamander. A mid-sized salamander usually black with whitish speckles; although some are reddish on top; yellow or orange ring around upper part of tail; black eyes; to 13 cm (5 in). (Escorpión, Salamandras).


Middle and high elevation wet forests; found in wet areas, often on vegetation.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Irazú Volcano National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Poás Volcano National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Ring-tailed Salamander (Bolitoglossarobusta), Costa Rica