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Around the world, conservationists work hard to protect endangered species from extinction. Their efforts are paying off in California, where an adorable rodent, the kangaroo rat, has moved off the endangered species list. The small, hopping critter plays an important role in the region’s ecosystem, but human encroachment into its habitat has threatened its survival. Listen to learn how the dwindling kangaroo rat population is being restored.
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