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9 edition of Chinese Giant Salamander found in the catalog.

Chinese Giant Salamander

The World"s Biggest Amphibian (Supersized!)

  • 398 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Bearport Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Animals - Reptiles & Amphibians,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Chinese giant salamander,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Salamanders,
  • Children: Grades 1-2

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8892778M
    ISBN 101597163864
    ISBN 109781597163866
    OCLC/WorldCa72798501

    In this study, we attempt to identify gastric telocytes (TCs) of the Chinese giant salamander Andrias davidianus, by light microscopy, immunohistochemistry and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) ine blue staining showed TCs with one to two very thin and long telopodes (Tps) that were located in gastric lamina propria. The 6-foot-long, pound Chinese giant salamander is a being that defies belief—and seemingly the laws of the physical universe. It’s the largest amphibian on the planet, a gargantuan.

    Chinese Giant Salamander. Researchers have just recently captured one of the rarest animals in the world: a Chinese Giant Salamander. The specimen, a lb amphibian, was found lurking in a subterranean cave outside of Chongquing, China.. Measuring 4 ½ feet long, scientists estimate the salamander to be over years old.   A rare Chinese giant salamander found in a cereal box after smugglers tried to import him has gone on display at London Zoo. Book your beach: Keeping summer safe in S Korea.

      A Chinese giant salamander, in a glass enclosure in Zhangjiajie, China. There are as many as eight distinct species, but farming is muddling them into a single hybridized population. The Chinese Giant Salamander was once widespread through central, south-western and southern China, however the species range is very fragmented. The species can be found: From Qinghai east to Jiangsu Jiangsu south to Sichuan Guangxi Guangdong Most notable areas are in the basins of the Yangtze, Yellow and Pearl rivers.


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Chinese giant salamanders have the longest life span of any amphibian. Endemic to China, this species is now farmed for its meat throughout the country, but it remains on the brink of extinction.

All three species of giant salamander produce a sticky, white skin secretion that. Some ancient Chinese books about 2, years ago recorded that “the giant salamander has four legs; lives like a softshell turtle and moves quickly by use of its limbs, looks similar to fish, and sounds like a wailing infant.” The body is divided into the head, trunk, limbs, and tail.

Chinese giant salamanders referenced in ancient Chinese writings, often as a fish (catfish) or otter-like animal (Liu ) Books written by Confucius and his pupils; AD Koo Po illustrates the Chinese giant salamander and describes its vocalizations; AD represented in The Classic of Mountains and Seas.

Core source of Chinese mythology. A Giant Salamander is a large amphibian in the Cryptobranchidae family. Researchers recognize four living species in two taxonomic genuses, Cryptobranchus and Hellbender lives in North America, while the Chinese, South China, and Japanese species live in China and Japan, respectively.

Read on to learn about the Giant Salamander. Established inthe IUCN Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species.

Development of the Chinese giant salamander Andrias davidianus farming industry in Shaanxi Province, China: conservation threats and opportunities - Volume 50 Issue 2 - Andrew A. Cunningham, Samuel T. Turvey, Feng Zhou, Helen M. Meredith, Wei Guan, Xinglian Liu, Changming Sun, Zhongqian Wang, Minyao Wu.

Book Review: The Cuckoo's Calling 17 days ago • 2 min read. STEM series. The Chinese Giant Salamander: A Critically Endangered Species. Scientists have discovered a new species of giant salamander, believed to be the world’s largest amphibian.

Chinese giant salamanders. Facts About the Chinese Giant Salamander (A Picture Book For Kids 90) - Kindle edition by Lisa Strattin.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Facts About the Chinese Giant Salamander (A Picture Book For Kids 90). The Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus) is the largest salamander and largest amphibian in the world, reaching a length of cm ( ft), although it rarely reaches that size is fully aquatic and is endemic to rocky mountain streams and lakes in China.

It has been introduced to Kyoto Prefecture in Japan and possibly Taiwan. The Chinese giant salamander, the world’s largest amphibian and a critically endangered species, has quietly slipped towards extinction. The Chinese giant salamander is the world's largest amphibian, weighing upwards of pounds and growing to a length of more than feet (Petr Hamerník - Zoo Praha via Wikimedia Commons under.

Inthe Zoological Society of London (ZSL) initiated a three-year Darwin-funded project to conserve the Critically Endangered Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus, CGS).Our overall goal was to build long-term research and conservation capacity within China and to stop this species from going extinct in the wild.

The Chinese Giant Salamander is very similar to the Japanese Giant Salamander and differs from the latter by the arrangement of tubercles on the head and throat. The tubercles of A. davidianus are mostly in pairs, and much smaller and fewer than those of A.

japonicus. The tubercles on the throat are characteristic for each species. Dec 9, - Explore jasifari's board "Chinese giant salamander" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Super chunky knit blanket, Super chunky knit, Knitted blankets pins. The South China giant salamander is highly endangered by overharvesting due to its status as a delicacy and use in traditional Chinese medicine, and it is unknown if any wild populations survive today.

A large commercial trade in the species and its relatives was already established by the late 20th century, and very large-scale farms now exist Class: Amphibia.

The Chinese giant salamander is ranked second of more than 4, amphibians on the EDGE amphibians list, which prioritises Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) species for conservation attention.

The Chinese giant salamander has been identified as the EDGE amphibian most in need of conservation action. The Japanese giant salamander is a bit smaller than its Chinese counterpart, while North America’s largest salamander, the hellbender, may reach 28 inches (70 centimetres) in length.

These three giants make up the family Cryptobranchidae. The Chinese Giant Salamander can grow to as much as a meter in length, but it is a mysterious and enigmatic creature threatened by over-exploitation, disease, and habitat loss.Age-appropriate text paired with colorful photographs will engage young readers as they discover how the world's biggest amphibian adapts to its environment for survival.

Chinese Giant Salamander includes such useful and fun learning features as a detailed diagram that compares the animal's super size to something familiar in kids' own.Amazing Facts About the Chinese Giant Salamander.

They have very poor eyesight, to detect their prey they sense the vibrations in the water. They spend their entire lives under water, but don’t have gills. They absorb oxygen through their skin. At breeding time, the females lay between eggs which the males look after until they hatch.