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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Dragons Of The Stream

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Two subspecies of hellbenders have been found in the United States. North Carolina's hellbender lives in the cold mountain streams of the western counties. It is one of the largest salamanders in the western hemisphere and can grow up to 2 and one-half feet in length. It is rarely seen and lives on crayfish, fish, and other foods.
Wildlife in North Carolina (NoCar SK 431 W54x), Vol. 51 Issue 3, Mar 1987, p2-3, il, map