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

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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 distributional range of the species and the team raised the profile of the species and the project to an international audience. The fact that meeting was held in China was hugely beneficial as a networking opportunity and future directions for the project were discussed and new collaborators identified.

15 17 18 20 22 23 24 25 26 27A dedicated symposium entitled Chinese giant salamander conservation: from genes to farms,  covering many aspects of the project was held on the 19th of August.

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