It soon becomes clear that the giant salamander has hit Claude Gascon's enthusiasm button smack on the nose. "This is a dinosaur, this is amazing," he enthuses. "We're talking about salamanders that usually fit in the palm of your hand. This one will chop your hand off." As a leader of Conservation International's (CI) scientific programmes, and co-chair of the Amphibian Specialist Group with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Dr Gascon has seen a fair few frogs and salamanders in his life; but little, he says, to compare with this. Fortunately for all of our digits, this particular giant salamander is in no position to chop off anything, trapped in a tank in the visitors' centre in
source plus a video :http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8497330.stm
Watch out for the second article. This is a real monster not a legend, Wonderful isn’t it?