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Caecilia thompsoni, commonly called Thomson's Caecilian is a species of amphibian in the Caeciliidae family. It is endemic to Colombia. It is the largest of the worm-like caecilians and reaches a length of 1.5 m (5 ft) and can weigh up to about 1 kg (2.2 lb). Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, plantations, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest.
- Ramírez Pinilla, M.P., Osorno-Muñoz, M., Rueda, J.V., Amézquita, A., Ardila-Robayo, M.C., Lynch, J. & Wilkinson, M. 2004. Caecilia thompsoni. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 July 2007.
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