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  Encyclopedia article: Hellbender   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although the Hellbender has working lungs, there is a single gill (Respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water) slit along each side of its neck, resembling fleshy folds.
Male Hellbenders are territorial and physically compete for nesting areas.
Hellbenders may live up to twenty-nine years in captivity, and follow a normal amphibious life cycle.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/he/hellbender.htm   (198 words)

 Eastern Hellbender Fact Sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hellbenders are aquatic organisms throughout their life and remain active year-round.
Hellbenders become active after dark, leaving shelter to forage, feeding primarily on crayfish, fish, frogs and a variety of invertebrates.
Hellbenders are more conspicuous at this time of the year and some diurnal activity may be observed on overcast days.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/dfwmr/wildlife/endspec/hellfs.html   (950 words)

Born with external gills and gill slits, a hellbender will not undergo the metamorphosis stage of losing its external gills for 18 months; this is one of the longest larval periods (that eventually produce a metamorphic change) of any American species of salamander.
Typically the hellbender only depresses one side of the mandible, dropping the jaw 10 to 40 degrees from the resting position and the prey is drawn in with a jet of water (Pough et al.
Aquatic salamanders such as the eastern hellbender have their ear bone attached to their lower jaw bone, and when they touch their lower jaw to the stream bottom vibrations are picked up and transmitted to the ear bone.
www.dysartwoods.org /hellbender.html   (779 words)

 What's a Hellbender?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hellbenders are completely aquatic, and only rarely have they been reported to come out of the water for any period of time -- there are a few reports of them wandering across land during very heavy rains.
Since hellbenders spend their entire lives in water they need to have streams that are cool enough and which have enough oxygen to sustain them.
Hellbenders live a long time, and survival of their young is extremely low (if a hellbender replaces itself with one or two young during its lifetime its probably doing well).
hellbenders.sanwalddesigns.com /whats.html   (1354 words)

A nocturnal salamander, the hellbender hides under rocks in the water during the day.
It depends on its senses of smell and touch, rather than on sight, to find its prey, since its eyes are set so far down the sides of its head that it cannot focus on an object with both eyes at once.
Hellbenders breed in autumn: the male makes a hollow beneath a rock or log on the stream bed, and the female lays strings of 200 to 500 eggs.
mbgnet.mobot.org /fresh/rivers/animals/hellbend.html   (157 words)

 hellbender on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hellbenders fight extinction after nearly 150 million years.
The hellbender salamander -- The swagger in its name doesn't convey the problems facing this sensitive amphibian.
An Ozark hellbender salamander is kept by biologists working on a captive breeding program for the St. Louis Zoo in Missouri.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-hellbend.asp   (400 words)

 Georgia Wildlife Web Site; amphibians: Cryptobranchus alleganiensis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hellbenders breed in early fall, laying 300 - 500 eggs in gelatinous strings under larger rocks or logs in the stream.
The Hellbender is in the same family as the largest salamanders in the world, two species of salamanders in the genus Andrias which are found in China and Japan and reach lengths of 150 cm (5 ft).
The Hellbender is found in extreme North Georgia in streams that flow north into the Tennessee River drainage.
museum.nhm.uga.edu /gawildlife/amphibians/caudata/cryptobranchidae/calleganiensis.html   (489 words)

 News-Leader.com | Special Reports | Stewardship Ozarks | Scientists' quest: Save the hellbender
Louis — The population of Ozark hellbenders in Missouri and Arkansas is plummeting, and scientists from five states studying the decline of North America's largest salamander are stumped.
Hellbenders found in the White and Current rivers, both of which flow through the Mark Twain National Forest, have the highest rate of abnormalities in Missouri, said Jeff Briggler, a herpetologist with the state Department of Conservation.
Mathis is teaching some of the 150 young hellbenders being reared in tanks at the zoo to freeze when they smell trout in the water.
springfield.news-leader.com /specialreports/stewardshipozarks/20050128-Scientistsquest.html   (676 words)

 Hellbender for PC video game review and cheats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hellbender is a sort of futuristic flight combat sim, wherein you fly a series of missions over (and through) increasingly hostile planets swarming with all sorts of other folks in similar flying machines whose job it is to shoot you down.
For Hellbender, there are 12 4-player hubs waiting for you, and there are similar arenas there for Monster Truck Madness, MS Golf, Close Combat, and others.
Hellbender rates a solid 87 out of 100, and Microsoft shows no signs of dying out of the gaming market anytime soon.
www.gamezilla.com /review.aspx?review=7223   (1090 words)

 Eastern Hellbender - North Carolina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hellbenders are usually gray or brown in coloration with yellow brown or fl spots and heavily wrinkled skin.
Hellbenders can only survive in cool, constantly flowing water that is well oxygenated.
Hellbenders can be spotted by slowly turning over large rocks in clear shallow streams.
www.herpsofnc.org /herps_of_NC/salamanders/cryall.html   (217 words)

Hellbenders have very small eyes located on the top of the head that can detect light but are not very good for forming images.
Hellbenders prefer to walk along the bottom and their powerful tails aid them when moving against a current.
Hellbenders flattened heads also make it easier for them to crawl under flat rocks, ledges and logs that serve as daytime shelters.
www.dcnr.state.al.us /watchable-wildlife/what/Amphibians/Salamanders/hellbender.cfm   (817 words)

 Hellbender - Band page with free MP3 music downloads on SoundClick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It’s just as well, Hellbender has a mean name and an even meaner sound- which becomes just a little bit jarring when it becomes apparent that they’re none of them are bald-headed, tattooed, or over 30.
Hellbender are, in fact four nice college kids: Aldrich on guitars, Paul Yap on bass, vocalist Kris Eloriaga, and drummer Jonathan Rayos...
Hellbender, which has been touted as one of the bands to form “the future of Pinoy Metal,” might find their career really taking off as soon as the members graduate from college.
www.soundclick.com /bands/9/hellbender.htm   (359 words)

 Hellbender :: Saint Louis Zoo
Hellbenders are made for life in the water.
Hellbenders hunt at night, so they depend on smell and touch to find their prey.
The Saint Louis Zoo's Center for the Conservation of the Hellbender is a new program whose goal is to find the cause of the hellbenders' decline and reverse the decline, if possible.
www.stlzoo.org /animals/abouttheanimals/amphibians/salamandersandnewts/hellbender.htm   (690 words)

 AVault | PC | Hellbender Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Each mission requires the piloting of the Hellbender craft over the terrain of a planet, confronting various Bion military craft and infiltrating their installations.
In addition to the Hellbender, there are seven other ships from which the player can choose to be his instrument of destruction.
In order that the player may adequately taunt his opponents, the facility is available to either send a pre-recorded text message, a pre-recorded audio taunt, or to type a message of his own choosing to rival pilots.
www.avault.com /reviews/review_temp.asp?game=helbndr   (708 words)

 HELLBENDER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
bishopi The Hellbender is a large aquatic salamander mainly home to the Mississippi river system.
Reaching a length of 18 inches, it is described as having a flattened head and body, short legs, and a compressed tail.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/he/Hellbender.htm   (65 words)

 UMR News and Research: UMR biologist tries to save the Ozark hellbender
The Ozark hellbender could be found in abundance throughout its Missouri range in the 1970s and 1980s.
He and the Hellbender Workshop Group, a consortium of state and federal agencies and research institutions, have compiled their hypotheses for possible reasons of decline and are proceeding with testing.
Because the hellbender populations in Missouri are not doing well, Huang's group plans to use the healthy and flourishing populations of the Eastern hellbender, found in the rivers of North Carolina, as the control group.
news.umr.edu /research/2003/140.html   (794 words)

 Hellbender for PC Review - PC Hellbender Review
Well, Hellbender is more of the same, with the addition of some features that belonged in the first game.
The prototype Hellbender fighter is all that's left, and you have to pilot this series of missions to take out fighters, ground structures, power plants, sensors, arrays, and so on.
The tunnels in Hellbender are more twisting and complex than the ones in Fury3, and the action on the whole is more tense.
www.gamespot.com /pc/action/hellbender/review.html   (838 words)

 VDGIF > Wildlife > Species > eastern hellbender
This is a large aquatic salamander with a flattened head, and stocky body with fleshy folds of skins on its sides, a keeled tail, and powerful limbs.
The hellbender has a protective slime that makes them difficult to handle.
The hellbender is known from the New, Holston, Clinch and Powell river drainages and from 23 separate sites.
www.dgif.state.va.us /wildlife/species/display.asp?id=020020   (285 words)

 Hellbenders and the people that love them   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The hellbender can be found in cool, fast moving streams with big rocks from New York to Mississippi and west to Arkansas and Missouri.
The Eastern Hellbender and the Ozark Hellbender are differentiated by their location and small differences in appearance.
I only last year realized that the hellbender was in such trouble almost everywhere else, so it may be important to monitor and study the Cooper Creek populations to get some baseline data to compare to other sites.
www.morewisdom.com /liz03/jul03/hellbender2.htm   (1306 words)

 Erik Keyster and his famous hellbender
Wayne had seen what may have been a hellbender, but the speed at which it escaped us kept us skeptical.
Sorin explained to Wayne and I that he had seen a small hellbender and that it had swam under an adjacent slab of the bridge.
The Necturus are certainly eaten by the hellbender on occasion, but crayfish make up the bulk of the diet and are very abundant.
www.buzau.com /triton/hellbend.htm   (780 words)

 * Hellbender - (Reptile & Amphibian): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
See also: Salamander, Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, Eastern Hellbender, Amphibian, Spring Salamander
The Hellbender is one of North America's largest salamanders (the largest in terms of body mass), reaching lengths of up to 22 inches or more...
Hellbenders are usually found in fast moving streams or rocky river beds.
www.bestknows.com /reptile/hellbender.html   (185 words)

 Game Revolution PC Review Page - Game Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hellbender is an arcade action-style 'shoot-em-up' and despite the fact that this reviewer normally steers clear of such things in favor of more detailed flight simulator or strategy programs, he is always open to any new, flashy action experience.
There are some out there who are lucky enough to own such powerful systems and can play Hellbender as it was designed.
Also, justice must be given to the original graphics engine as well as to the original plot of the game.
gr.bolt.com /oldsite/games/pc/action/hellbender.htm   (994 words)

 Rotten Tomatoes: The Vine: Hellbender's Journal
Buzz is a short comment about a journal owner from his/her friends and/or other RT users (if allowed).
hellbender has not added any friends into his/her network.
hellbender is not a member of any Groups.
www.rottentomatoes.com /vine/journal_view.php?journalid=203213   (120 words)

 index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I first started fishing with the Hellbender when I was 17.
At that time, I only knew of about 4-5 different colors, which were the only colors available in the local tackle stores (actually they were simply small grocery stores that sold fishing supplies as a sideline).
I have always been a collector of something (tools, stamps, etc.), so collecting a fishing lure that brings back so many fond memories of my early fishing years, was a real natural.
webpages.charter.net /snackman/HomePage   (257 words)

 Unreal Tournament / vehicles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Purpose-built for both anti-vehicular and anti-personnel combat, the Hellbender offers strong maneuverability, heavy armor and powerful weaponry.
Powered by a neutron-induction reactor, both weapons on the Hellbender deliver a considerable punch.
Despite its light weight and diminutive size, the Manta is one of the more fearsome sights in battle.
www.unrealtournament.com /ut2004/vehicles.php   (1380 words)

 Center for the Conservation of the Hellbender :: Saint Louis Zoo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A Missouri resident, the Hellbender is the largest species of salamander native to North America.
The hellbender populations have been threatened by stream impoundments, pollution and siltation for years, yet seemed to do OK in Missouri and Arkansas.
The place to save the hellbender, like any other form of wildlife, is in its native habitat.
www.stlzoo.org /wildcareinstitute/hellbendersinmissouri.htm   (465 words)

 Hellbender Press Advertising Rates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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For more information or to place an ad, call Rikki Hall at 865-389-7589 or send an email.
www.hellbenderpress.com /advertise.html   (192 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Heddon Lures Magnum Hellbender is one of the original deep-diving crankbaits.
More than 13 million Hellbenders have been sold in the past 40 years.
The Hellbender Magnum Downrigger crankbait is designed to pull other baits down while trolling.
www.lurenet.com /catalog.aspx?catid=MagnumHellbender   (128 words)

 MyDD :: Diaries
I used to think that Richard Nixon was the worst president the country has ever had.
Bush is dumb and a patsy for others who pull his strings.
Thomas and his supporters can moan all they want, but history is not on their side.
hellbender.mydd.com   (1326 words)

 Hellbender - Texas Fishing Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
posted 08-26-2002 03:56 PM Like I said on your other post, I've got two of the hookless Hellbenders that have only been in the water once I'd be happy to give away, if someone is close enough to Plano for it to be worth the trip.
The Hellbender is made by Heddon and comes in a tan and green package.
I also bought the small rings (not sure what they are really called) to attach the weight to the Hellbender...
www.texasfishingforum.com /.ubb/Forum4/HTML/001573.html   (977 words)

 Adidas Shoes Hellbender ATS Water Shoe - ALTREC.COM
Built to play between a wet rock and hard space the Adidas Hellbender ATS water shoe features a rugged and fast-drying leather upper with a perforated internal midsole to expedite water drainage.
If all the features were not enough the Adidas Hellbender ATS could be the coolest looking water shoe to ever kick off from the shore.
Adidas Shoes: Hellbender ATS Water Shoe - Tough, low-profile water shoes for competition in fast spaces where water meets land....
www.altrec.com /mpgate/USPar/shop/detail/19080/0   (521 words)

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