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Endangered Giant Salamander Is World's Biggest Amphibian

RTTNews Tuesday, 17 September 2019
South China giant salamander has been identified by researchers as possibly the largest amphibian ever lived. Using DNA from museum specimens collected in the early 20th century, researchers from Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and London's Natural History Museum identified two new species of giant salamander - one of which they suspect is the biggest of around 8000 amphibians alive in the wor
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A 74-year-old museum specimen, which once lived at ZSL London Zoo has been identified as a new species of giant salamander and probably the world’s biggest amphibian. Researchers researchers from ZSL (Zoological Society of London) and London’s Natural History Museum used DNA from museum specimens...

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