A Salamander Tale

Explore the wonderful world of salamanders with Herbie the Hellbender!

  • Learn what makes a salamander a salamander.
  • Discover how amphibians differ from reptiles.
  • Read about how you can help protect salamanders.
  • Play a video game and guide a hellbender through a river environment. Eat fish, and the hellbender grows! But watch out for fish hooks!


Square Feet:
Rental Fee:

Educational Materials:

Nature and Science
Kindergarten through 5th graders and their families
Approximately 300
$4,500, plus one-way shipping within 500 mile radius of Lafayette, IN. For shipping beyond 500 miles, email for a quote.

Rental fee includes $200 credit at The Education Store.

Complete details (PDF: 3.98 MB)​


Play the "Hellbender Havoc" Video Game
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