Aquatic Caecilian

These animals can be found in rivers, marshes, and lakes. They eat invertebrates and small fish.


  • Scientific Name: Typhlonectes natans
  • Range: Northern South America
  • Status in the Wild: Stable
  • Location in the Zoo: Reptiles & Amphibians Building
  • Cool Animal Fact: This caecilian is known as a ‘rubber eel’ even though it is an amphibian.