I don’t understand why salamanders always get such badass names. Firebelly, hellbender, snot otter. They’re cool and all, but why such epic titles?
Giant Salamander as big as a Dog
Giant salamanders can grow to 5 feet in length and weigh up to 80 lbs. They face a barrier of dams in Japan, built to control flooding. Now it’s hoped a new system will help these giant amphibians get upstream past the dams to lay their eggs.