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The Chinese Giant Salamander is the world’s largest amphibian, growing to lengths of up to 6 feet. It used to be common throughout central, southwestern and southern China, where it lives in streams in the forested hills and lays up to 500 eggs at a time in underwater burrows guarded by the male. However, the Chinese giant salamander has now almost completely disappeared due to its over-exploitation as a food source.

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The Chinese giant salamander is the biggest amphibian in the world growing up to 6 ft (180 cm) long. TB chinese giant salamander | Animal A Day!: Chinese Giant Salamander

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from FactZoo.com

Chinese Giant Salamander - World's Largest Amphibian

The Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianas) is the world’s largest amphibian, growing to lengths of up to 6 feet. It used to be common throughout central, southwestern and southern China, where it lives in streams in the forested hills and lays up to 500 eggs at a time in underwater burrows guarded by the male. However, the Chinese giant salamander has now almost completely disappeared due to its over-exploitation as a food source.

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Will China’s Super Rich Eat the Chinese Giant Salamander Into Extinction? The strange story of the critically endangered amphibian sold to eat for $1,000 apiece

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from Laughing Squid

Fisherman Accidentally Discovers a 200-Year Old Chinese Giant Salamander in a Cave Off Chongqing

Fisherman Accidentally Discovers 200-Year Old Chinese Giant Salamander in Cave Off Chongqing

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Chinese giant salamander -The Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus) is the largest salamander and largest amphibian in the world, reaching a length of 180 cm (6 ft), although it rarely – if ever – reaches that size today. It is endemic to rocky mountain streams and lakes in China, as well as Taiwan probably as a result of introduction[2]. It is considered critically endangered due to habitat loss, pollution, and over-collecting, as it is considered a delicacy and used in folk…

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from BBC

Amazing Chinese giant salamanders are bigger than you