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Guangzhou Grub: Eating the Critically Endangered Chinese Giant Salamander


  • Chinese Giant Salamander soup with Dendrobium nobile orchids, lean chicken and a swiftlet (???)
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The Chinese giant salamander calamity

A recent news article about Chinese officials dining on the endangered Chinese giant salamander (see here) has people shocked and enraged.

I don’t know all the gory details of this instance (it looks a like they will probably be able to at least make it look like the animal was farmed), but I have been to China, and I have worked on reintroducing the Chinese giant salamander ( 544 more words