WATCH: Rare Giant Salamander Found in Remote Cave Will Freak You Out

A huge, rare salamander was discovered lurking in a cave in south-west China. The huge beast, which looks more like some kind of terrifying sea creature measures an estimated four-feet and seven-inches long and probably weighs a little over 110 lbs.

Experts believe the huge amphibian to be over 200-years-old.

Giant salamanders are incredibly rare, and are listed as a critically endangered species.

The Daily Mail reports that in Chinese culture the giant salamander is considered a luxury food and element of traditional medicines.

Despite being a protect species, this does put the rare creatures at even greater risk of poachers.

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