Definition of hellbender
: a large aquatic usually brownish-gray salamander (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) of streams of the eastern and central U.S.
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The increase of hellbenders in the wild is a start.
By 2013, the hellbenders were ready to return home.
Their relatives, the hellbender and the Chinese giant salamander, have similar mating systems.
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