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Celebrate The Salamander At Mudpuppypalooza (It’s A Real Thing)

The mudpuppy – a large, permanently aquatic salamander native to the Detroit River — will have a celebration in his honor from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 10 at the Belle Isle Nature Zoo.

CBS Detroit–02/27/2013

MSU Works To Save Endangered 'Snot Otter'

The hellbender salamander — known affectionately as the snot otter or devil dog — is one of America’s unique giant salamander species. For unexplained reasons, most hellbender populations have rapidly declined as very little reproduction […]