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Wild giant salamander aged over 200

Recently, a giant salamander was discovered by a citizen in Yindong (hidden cave) Scenic Spot in the West Slope of Jinfo Mountain in Chongqing’s Nanchuan District. It is known that the giant salamander with a weight of 51kg and a length of 1.4m is over 200 years old. On the 9th, Peng Jianjun, a professor from the College of Life Science of Chongqing Normal University, came to the scene to investigate, and preliminarily identified it as a wild giant salamander. Now, the giant salamander has been placed in a safe place in the scenic spot by relevant departments.