giant salamander

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Related to giant salamander: Cryptobranchidae, Pacific giant salamander
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Noun1.Giant salamander - large (up to more than three feet) edible salamander of Asiagiant salamander - large (up to more than three feet) edible salamander of Asia
salamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
genus Megalobatrachus, Megalobatrachus - giant salamanders; in some classifications included in the genus Cryptobranchus
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This department has staff wage costs of PS149 million, employed to give away taxpayers' money to India, China, Burma, where we donated PS98,000 towards their fisheries, PS59,000 to China for their giant salamander, and PS332,000 for three museums in Iraq.
The Chinese giant salamander was one of five critically endangered amphibians found in the box, one of which had already died by the time authorities discovered them.
Moreover, he added to the ambiguity about the number of eggs at this oviposition site by later characterizing it as 34 eggs, based on his including 2 additional torrent salamander eggs found in the stomach of a 54-mm SVL giant salamander (Dicamptodon spp.) larva buried 30 cm from this oviposition site.
Aside from its identifiable leopard spots and eel body, the giant salamander also has two forelegs, no back legs and a set of gills located at the back of its head.
To add to it, the man also ended up purchasing a giant salamander from, South China Morning Post reported.
At the beginning of the book there is a 'Pick a Place' say grasslands, rivers, oceans, forests or deserts and this then leads the reader to an endangered example such as panda, blue whale, giant salamander etc.
This rare old-growth forest provides habitat for the northern spotted owl, marbled murrelet, foothill yellow-legged frog, Townsend's big-eared bat, Pacific giant salamander, red tree voles, steelhead trout, and coho salmon.
The Chinese giant salamander can grow to be six feet in length.
In Boise, 14-year-old Ilah Hickman lobbied since he was 9 on behalf of the Idaho Giant Salamander, only to be thwarted by lawmakers worried about protecting another species.
The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen suspended 14 police officers and put a police chief under investigation on Tuesday on suspicion of feasting on an endangered giant salamander, state media reported.
The Coastal giant salamander, Dicamptodon tenebrosus, and the Cascade torrent salamander, Rhyacotriton cascadae, often occur together in Oregon Cascades streams (Nussbaum, 1976; Hayes, 2005; Jones and Welsh, 2005).