Chinese giant salamanders were once common across a huge area of China, however, the animals have suffered dramatic declines in recent times
One eyewitness captured a video of the creature as it swam between Wiggins Pass and Bay Colony.
"I've watched enough TV, plus I've lived in Florida so I've got with them before," Don Walters said.
Plant extinctions endanger other organisms, ecosystems and the ability of humans to survive on our planet.
The bill is unlikely to pass in the Assembly, however.
One amphibian specialist takes the agency to task on possible "conflicts of interest" in its regulatory system
A newly discovered frog species hailing from a single peninsula in Madagascar was immediately found to be endangered