New research in museum specimens shows that the largest amphibian Chinese giant salamander is three different species. The researchers examined amphibian specimens collected over many years. Three species are known in different parts of China through the animal specimens of the plastination museum. The South China salamander is the largest of the three, which researchers suspect it is the largest amphibian alive today.
Chinese giant salamander can be said to be the "living fossil" of the animal world, but now it has become an endangered species, this new discovery will make this situation even worse.