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Monday, July 2, 2007

Ozark Hellbender Study

Researchers conclude that a "synergy" of scientific and "illegal pet trade" collecting (emphasis on the illegal pet trade, of course) has created a severe decline in the Ozark hellbender population within the North Fork of Missouri's White River. The subspecies is endangered. (News source.)

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