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Skeleton of an extinct giant salamander (Andrias scheuchzeri), found in a block of Tertiary Period limestone near Oeningen, Switzerland, in 1725. It was initially thought to be the skeleton of a man that had drowned during the biblical Flood. Illustration from Louis Figuier's The World Before the Deluge, 1867 American edition.
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