Family of aquatic amphibians found in brooks and ponds in the United States, China, and Japan.
Andrias japonicus: Japanese Giant Salamander
Provides a number of photographs of this threatened species..
BBC News: Close Encounters with Japan's Living Fossil
Article with photographs and video about the Japanese giant salamander, Andrias japonicus.
Chinese Giant Salamander: Andrias davidianus
Photographs, video clips and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis
Information on this large salamander, the hellbender, its taxonomy, description, range, habitat, biology and status.
Giant Salamander
Article from Wikipedia on the Asian giant salamanders, their description, reproduction, taxonomy and fossil history.
Hellbender: Cryptobranchus alleganiensis
Photographs, videos and classification information from ARKive.
Japanese Giant Salamander: Andrias japonicus
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
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