cave dwelling

The Eurycea rathbuni, or Texas blind salamander, is a rare cave-dwelling troglobite amphibian native to Texas, specifically the San Marcos Pool of the Edwards Aquifer. This creature has insane blood-red external gills for absorbing oxygen from the water. The gills look like a crown of fire against the salamander's albino white skin. I want to swim into a dark aquifer and meet him. I saw him on the 'planet earth' series. He was walking across the tv screen while I was pretending to sleep next to someone nice.

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