The San Diego Zoo received two ebony-skinned caecilians in 1993. They were the first of any caecilian species in our collection. We didn't know much about them, but keepers did some research and learned they seemed to like worms—a lot! The 2 ate about 20 worms each week. Yet we could not find a way to display them to our guests, as the animals live (and hide) in dirt.
We currently do not have any caecilians in our collection.
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