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A male Eastern Hellbender peers out from his nest rock.
Veterinarians from The Wilds swab the skin of a captured Hellbender to test for amphibian chytrid fungus.
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Illuminated by a dive light, a male Hellbender peers out from the nest rock he is defending.
Hellbender eggs being collected in the wild.
Hellbender eggs are transferred to a cooler for transport to the zoo.
Hellbender eggs being transferred into a biosecure rearing facility at The Toledo Zoo.
Photo copyright The Blade, Andy Morrison. Educational use only. Juvenile Hellbenders peer out from their shelter in an aquarium at The Toledo Zoo.
Landowner looks on as captive-reared Hellbenders are brought creek-side for release. Photo by Mike Sisson.
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