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  World's largest salamander

World's largest salamander
Image credit: CC-BY-SA-2.5 SMcCandlish

Uploader comment: This is the japanese giant salamander it can get up to 5ft long and weigh as much as 50lbs was featured on the discovery channel on thier amphibians special a few weeks ago.

Image status: EXPLAINED The Japanese giant salamder is a very real animal.


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Comment icon #10 Posted by dantheman2435 on 17 December, 2006, 11:22
Thats one big amphibian.
Comment icon #9 Posted by strange stuff this? on 31 December, 2006, 4:24
They do grow huge, now wouldn't that be a pet?
Comment icon #8 Posted by wsiabtwcnbs on 14 January, 2007, 5:58
Have you ever seen salamander feet their cute.
Comment icon #7 Posted by sea mystic on 14 November, 2007, 15:22
As cute as this salamander is and as huge as it gets, the fact still remains that this is an endangered species and lives only in the areas of the ocean that immediately surround Japan.
Comment icon #6 Posted by stonecoldinsanity on 4 March, 2008, 2:50
and just think,it's actually longer then shown in this picture
Comment icon #5 Posted by hajime on 22 July, 2010, 6:28
nothing to compare it to, so dont know the real sizwe
Comment icon #4 Posted by Rosenrot on 4 July, 2011, 7:18
@sea mystice: Salamanders, especially this one, don't live in saltwater. The Japanese Giant salamander is not the largest, but in fact it's cousin, the Chinese Giant Salamander is the largest salamander. However, with their dwindling numbers, the Japanese Giant Salamander may soon be the only one left.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Joltra on 31 May, 2012, 15:40
I want one.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Tsuchinoko on 4 August, 2013, 21:10
The Second largest is the Chinese.
Comment icon #1 Posted by Emeraldgemheart on 17 September, 2013, 16:54
It. Is. Cute. :3

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