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Once common, hellbenders have disappeared through much of their range because of declining water quality.
Because the aquatic salamanders breathe through their skin, hellbenders can't survive in dirty water.
In the American Southeast, eDNA is telling us how much giant, secretive amphibians known as hellbenders have declined across their historical range.
At the time, the future didn't look very good for hellbenders.
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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