The Black Warrior waterdog, nicknamed the “Alabama mudpuppy” is now federally protected

Black Warrior
Black Warrior Waterdog, photo by Mark Bailey

According to a news release by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Black Warrior waterdog, nicknamed the Alabama mudpuppy, a large aquatic salamander found only in the Black Warrior River Basin, is now a federally protected species.

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Bham Now’s most popular nature stories in 2017

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Cahaba Lilies on the Black Warrior River – Cahaba Lily (Hymenocallis coronaria), in the Black Warrior River prior to its impoundment, Squaw Shoals, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 4 June 1913. Photograph by Roland Harper, from the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama.
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