The Japanese Giant Salamander or also known as the Ōsanshōuo is a species of salamander native to Japan and is listed as near-threatened.
Reasons for near-threatened status - Pollution, habitat loss, invasive species, habitat fragmentation,
Conservation efforts - It is protected by law and lives in protected areas.
Japanese Giant Salamander Facts -
Science Name: Andrias japonicus
Size: 1.5 m
Weight: 25 kg
Native Locations: Japan
Lifespan: 70 years
Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)
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