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The Barton Springs Salamander. PHOTO by ROGER SHAW VIA THE TEXAS TRIBUNE

The Barton Springs Salamander. PHOTO by ROGER SHAW VIA THE TEXAS TRIBUNE

by TERRENCE HENRY

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has added to its list of endangered species two types of Central Texas salamanders that local wildlife officials say play key roles in the region’s ecosystem and water supply. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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TERRENCE HENRY reports for KUT News and StateImpact Texas where this story was originally broadcast. It is made available here through a news partnership between the Texas Tribune and the San Marcos Mercury.

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