giant salamander


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Related to giant salamander: Cryptobranchidae, Pacific giant salamander
  • noun

Synonyms for giant salamander

large (up to more than three feet) edible salamander of Asia

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The giant salamander can grow as long as 180 cm (6 ft).
Isolation and identification of the ascitesosis disease pathogen of giant salamander, Andrias davidianus [in Chinese].
Kelley, who is building a 6-foot-long Chinese giant salamander for the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity, uses the cups to "frappe" paint colours.
He eyed a footlong Pacific giant salamander, a creature so rare some of the researchers who study it for a living have never before seen one.
Naturalist Nick Baker visits America, where he encounters rare giant salamander the hellbender, a creature with a reputation as a poisonous menace.
In another example, a growing number of ''conservation'' facilities have been set up in recent years to breed the rare Chinese giant salamander, another CITES-listed animal ostensibly under state protection, primarily for local consumption and use in traditional medicines.
Asia Trail includes an expanded habitat for the Zoo's giant pandas and new habitats for six additional species: sloth bears, fishing cats, red pandas, clouded leopards, a Japanese giant salamander and Asian small-clawed otters.
Living relatives include the Asian giant salamander, which can grow as big as a small human adult, and the smaller hellbender of North America, says Neil H.
The largest species of amphibian (an animal that lives both on land and in water) is the Chinese giant salamander.
A GIANT salamander older than Tyrannosaurus Rex became one of the world's 10 most endangered amphibians today.
00pm) Naturalist Nick Baker visits America, where he encounters rare giant salamander the hellbender, a creature with a reputation as a poisonous menace.
While at Rhodes College, Baker maintained an impressive collection of giant salamanders and gonadal preps that are currently used in comparative anatomy courses (Alan Jaslow, pers.