Thursday, June 17, 2010

Countryside Conservancy Presents a Hellbender Exhibit at "Celebrate Our River Day"

Dr. Peter Petrokas will be presenting a Hellbender Exhibit from 3 to 5:00pm in Riverfront park at "Celebrate Our River Day" on July 24th.

Here is a brief quote from his Hellbender brochure...

"The Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus
alleganiensis) is one of the largest salamanders in
North America, attaining lengths of up to 29 inches.
They require clear, fast-flowing streams with
abundant rocks large enough to hide under.
Hellbenders are totally aquatic, never leaving the

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