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The Chinese Giant Salamander Team present research at the Wold Congress of Herpetology in China

The 8th World Congress of Herpetology was held from the 15th – 21st of August in Tonglu, Zhejiang province, China. This meeting was attended but hundreds of herpetologists from across the globe. This was the perfect opportunity for the Chinese giant salamander team to present the various components of the research that has been undertaken across the […]

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Development of the Chinese giant salamander Andrias davidianus farming industry in Shaanxi Province, China: conservation threats and opportunities

The Chinese giant salamander  is Critically Endangered, largely because of overexploitation for food. This species is an expensive delicacy in China, and a rapidly growing industry to farm the species has developed throughout much of the country, centred on the Qinling Mountain region of Shaanxi Province. Salamander farming is an important economic activity in China, […]

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