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Hellbenders are members of a very old family of salamanders which are somewhat similar to the first terrestrial vertebrates that left the water and began living on land.
The actions pertain to such species as the yellow-billed cuckoo and Miami tiger beetle, along with bats, salamanders and fish.
Dissection revealed that the frogs’ ears were underdeveloped, similar to several species of salamanders and eels that cannot produce vocal sounds.
The deal adds to what's called the Pine Mountain Wildlands Corridor, a refuge and migratory route for black bears, yellow fringed orchids, migratory warblers, green salamanders and thousands of other plants and animals.
Surveys have found almost 500 salamanders per acre in the old-growth forest, compared with fewer than 100 in younger forests.
One of the districts resembled a salamander, and the opposition party and newspapers started calling it a gerrymander, after the governor.
Opportunists can spot an opening as easily as a salamander can a beetle.
Lizard-like, salamander-like and long-bodied swimming or burrowing microsaurs are known, virtually all being less than c 30 cm in total length.
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