Hellbenders Found

February 2009
New York State Conservationist;Feb2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p28
The article offers information on hellbenders. Their monstrous stature makes them the largest salamander in New York. They are found in only two watersheds and New York lists them as species of special concern and they are candidates for federal listing by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. To help save the population of hellbenders, the state granted the project, Factors Affecting the Status and Distribution of the Eastern Hellbender, carried out by the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Environmental Science and Forestry.


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