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California giant salamander
Dicamptodon ensatus
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Dicamptodontidae
Genus: Dicamptodon
Binomial name
Dicamptodon ensatus

The California giant salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus) is a species of salamanders. They are part of the family Dicamptodontidae. They live in California and western United States. They are related to the Idaho giant salamander, Pacific giant salamander and the Coastal giant salamander.

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