The Chinese Giant Salamander (Andrias davidianus) is one of those creatures that appears to be too extraordinary to be real, at first glance. It is very much real, although it is not certain for how much longer, as it is on the… 500 more words
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GIANT SALAMANDER DINNER MEAL
- Chinese Giant Salamander soup with Dendrobium nobile orchids, lean chicken and a swiftlet (???)
- Red lines Chinese Giant Salamander stew with ginger, garlic, mushrooms and daikon… 1,205 more words
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