wnycradiolab:

earth-song:

Chinese Giant Salamander

All too often, endangered animals are glamorized. I’ve ranted about how the less-impressive endangered species get so little press before. Sometimes, however, this favoritism is wholly unjustified… Size is not the only thing unique about this river monster. Chinese giant salamanders are also among the few salamanders that make noise. They can whine, hiss, and bark; they may even sound like human babies to some Chinese people. They also have special sensory nodes that run from head to tail in compensation for awful eyesight. Neat.  

[More]

* although i believe that last picture is Dr. Brady Barr holding a Japanese Giant Salamander (Andrias japonicus), and not a Chinese (A. davidianus)

Nope.  Nope. No way. This cannot possibly be a real thing.

…can it?

what the WHAT?!

Reblogged from Radiolab
  1. renlyandthestagpack reblogged this from laszlotastic
  2. aa25 reblogged this from kaseythedragon
  3. purpaidhcat reblogged this from pitafish
  4. pitafish reblogged this from chickahdee
  5. bumstylin reblogged this from in-tensions
  6. elephas reblogged this from orchis and added:
    It’s a pokémon. Awesome.
  7. insomnia-and-ultraviolence reblogged this from tobemadeanew
  8. danisabin reblogged this from tobemadeanew
  9. lexigirlx3 reblogged this from tobemadeanew
  10. tobemadeanew reblogged this from let-go-of-control
  11. let-go-of-control reblogged this from badgirlguitar and added:
    im gonna have nightmares about this.
  12. badgirlguitar reblogged this from earth-song and added:
    NO THANKS
  13. pilsookichallenge reblogged this from wnycradiolab
  14. deathcumss reblogged this from veraaloe
  15. morpheuscrescent reblogged this from earth-song
  16. bluel0ve reblogged this from timothydelaghetto
  17. kennalegit reblogged this from timothydelaghetto
  18. chichirichi reblogged this from timothydelaghetto
  19. bitchlookoutforlilxyz reblogged this from timothydelaghetto
  20. killveous reblogged this from neekko and added:
    i wana have sex with it
  21. dianaabananaa reblogged this from anthonyguajardoodoo
  22. lost-in-the-daydream reblogged this from the-reptilian-mind and added:
    Aww so cute
  23. facilisdecensusaverni reblogged this from the-reptilian-mind
  24. blasphemisha reblogged this from the-reptilian-mind
  25. unclegar77 reblogged this from crissynotkristybitches
  26. crissynotkristybitches reblogged this from pauldateh
  27. siawrites reblogged this from sosungalittleclodofclay
  28. godissex reblogged this from kusse
  29. gabeemoon reblogged this from rhamphotheca
  30. rayscakes reblogged this from geeksotospeak-inactive
  31. globalmutt reblogged this from rhamphotheca
  32. caricherokee reblogged this from kawaridane