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Andrias davidianus
Andrias davidianus
Chinese Giant Salamander
Photographer: Theodore Papenfuss
Collection: AmphibiaWeb

ID: 0000 0000 0513 2124 (2013-05-23)

Copyright © 2013 Fang Yan

  • date of photo  Jul 19, 2012
  • latitude 25.85660   longitude -110.47680     View on Google Maps.
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   House next to Sha Mu River, Guangxi, China
  • animal's place of origin   Sha Mu Jiang (River), Gao Zhai County, Guangxi, People's Republic of China (China)
  • family Cryptobranchidae
  • order Caudata
  • class Amphibia
  • notes   Photo taken by Fang Yan, a graduate student at Kunming Institute of Zoology. The salamander was caught in the river next to the house where the owner of the salamander lives. He has had it in captivity for 15 years. We weighed it on the day of the photo and it weighed 15 kilograms.
  • contributor's ID #  Fang Yan Photo
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Chinese Giant Salamander (AW ) Chinese Giant Salamander (photographer)
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