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"<a href="https://www.artistsforconservation.org/virtual-exhibit/21298/artist/944/artwork/chinese-giant-salamander-22048">Chinese Giant Salamander</a>" by Carel Brest van Kempen | United States
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Chinese Giant Salamander

Wallhanging by Carel Brest van Kempen
Dimensions:
24.00" H x 18.00" W
Medium:
Acrylic
Year Completed:
2022
Subject(s):
Chinese Giant Salamander
Original for Sale:
Original Available
Artist will donate 15% to Amphibian Ark from sale of this work.
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$9,800 USD
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Growing to a weight over sixty pounds, the Chinese Giant Salamander is among the world’s largest amphibians. It inhabits mountain waters across China in over a dozen populations, several of which should probably be considered new species. It feeds on arthropods, fishes, and amphibians. It is threatened by habitat destruction, water pollution, and hunting for food. It is bred as a food animal in several farms, but the Chinese are still largely dependent on wild-caught animals for breeding stock, and the farmed population is a genetic mishmash, complicating the possibilities of re-release for this species. It is critically endangered in the wild.

 

 

Chinese Giant Salamander | Wallhanging by Carel Brest van Kempen | Artists for Conservation 2022