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Species Thought to Be Vanished, Found in Alabama Again

What once was thought to have disappeared completely from the state’s waterways has reared its slimy head once again. Local scientists have been on a years-long hunt for the elusive – and large – hellbender salamander in Alabama’s southern creek beds. Large, with a flat body, four short legs, toes, tail and baggy-brown skin the hellbender can grow up to…