Ozark hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi) | Photo: Jill Utrup (USFWS Endangered Species), Licence: CC BY 2.0

MDC confirms first zoo-raised hellbender successfully reproducing in the wild

Published on mdc.mo.gov the 13.04.2023. | By: Jill Pritchard

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has announced a milestone: an Ozark hellbender born in a zoo and then reintroduced into the wild has reproduced successfully within the Current River.

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