A North American giant : Tracking the disappearance of the Eastern Hellbender

A North American giant : Tracking the disappearance of the Eastern Hellbender

Pennsylvania is home to an eastern North American giant and entirely aquatic salamander known as the Eastern Hellbender, otherwise called the Cryptobranchus alleganiensis. This magnificent creature grows to roughly 2 feet in length while remaining nearly flat as a pancake. Why? These cryptic animals rest by day under the flat rocks found within the cold, …

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