200-Year Old Giant Salamander Discovered Outside a Cave in China

By Casey Chan on at

Chinese giant salamanders are incredible amphibious beasts that look more like monsters from a movie than something that could exist in real life. They're comically huge, like brown boulder-sized beings who are unaware of how big they are.

This one, discovered outside a cave near Chongqing, China, is over 4 and a half feet long and weighs nearly 52kg. Experts believe that it may be around 200 years old.


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