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hellbender

(ˈhɛlbɛndɚ)
1. n. a drinking bout. (Use caution with hell. Hellbender is also the name of a large salamander.) Jed is off on another of his hellbenders.
2. n. a heavy drinker; a drunkard. (The bender refers to bending the elbow with a drink in hand. Use caution with hell.) Willy is a hellbender from way back.
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Because hellbenders breathe almost entirely through their skin, they are a living barometer of water quality, Williams said.
The huts will also be used with captive-reared Hellbenders to investigate if there are benefits to a soft-release.
Not even the most ardent hellbender enthusiast would call it an attractive animal; the two-foot-long creature has inspired such nicknames as "old lasagna sides," "mud devil," "water dog," and "snot otter" for a reason.
The results showed that the chytrid fungus was present in all remaining populations of the Ozark hellbender in Missouri.
These studies indicate that there has been an approximately 80 percent decline in the hellbender population, with a major shift in the age structure to one composed of larger, older animals.
Mr Hurdle, who now runs IT businesses in Birmingham, said: "Vampire and Hellbender were designed for fast dashes of no more than a quarter of a mile.
The Ozark hellbender ( Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi), which can reach a length of about 2 feet (0.
Naturalist Nick Baker visits America, where he encounters rare giant salamander the hellbender, a creature with a reputation as a poisonous menace.
blairi), hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis), red salamander (Pseudotriton ruber), green salamander (Aneides aeneus), and northern dusky salamander (Desmognathus fuscus), were not found.
Founded in 1994, the company has created several best-selling games including "Terminal Velocity," "Microsoft Hellbender," "Microsoft Monster Truck Madness 1 & 2" and the award-winning "Microsoft CART Precision Racing.
Populations of Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, the giant Eastern Hellbender, arc found to be decreasing in the rivers of the Tennessee Valley Watershed.
The two "Giant Salamanders" in the United States are the eastern hellbender (Cryptobranchus a.
Microsoft, the Microsoft logos, Windows, and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation, and IntelliMouse, Hellbender and Monster Truck Madness are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Kirk had hopes of a double with Hellbender in the 7f handicap, but his mount could manage only third behind Signora Frasi.
00pm) Naturalist Nick Baker visits America, where he encounters rare giant salamander the hellbender, a creature with a reputation as a poisonous menace.