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Hellbender Head Start: Raising Giant Salamanders in the Bronx

Hellbender Head Start: Raising Giant Salamanders in the Bronx

Four years ago 41 hellbender salamander larvae from western New York State arrived at their temporary home in New York City. Originally collected as eggs near the Allegheny River, the hellbenders—also known as snot otters or devil dogs—were hatched at the Buffalo Zoo and then transferred to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo, where they [...]

August 28, 2013 — John R. Platt

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