How well do you know the Tiger Salamander?

Try this True or False Quiz about the Tiger Salamander!  Answers are below the picture (don’t peek!)

  1. It is 6-8 inches long.  True or false?
  2. Adults are black with grey, green, or yellow stripes.  True or false?
  3. They eat small insects and worms.  True or false?
  4. Adult Tiger Salamanders breathe through gills.  True or false?
  5. Its young are not born from eggs.  True or false?
  6. Tiger salamanders are also sometimes called water dogs.  True or false?
  7. They are born with lungs.  True or false?



  1. True
  2. True
  3. True
  4. False (they breathe with lungs once they are adults)
  5. False (they hatch from eggs as larva similar to tadpoles, because they are amphibians!)
  6. True
  7. False (they have gills in the larva stage)


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