Scientific Name: Typhlonectes natans

Found In: Northwestern Colombia/Open freshwater environments such as lakes, rivers, and marshes

Size: Adults average between 4.5 inches to 5 feet in length.

Diet: Carnivore. Diet consists of a variety of insects, mollusks, small snakes, frogs, lizards, and even other caecilians.

Threat Level: Least Concern. Habitat loss and the exotic pet trade are the major threats to this species, but the species has a stable population due to its general tolerance to habitat degradation and pollution.

Facts: Caecilians are the only amphibians to have tentacles.