— in truth, the vast majority of protected species – about 90 percent – are recovering at the rate scientists projected for them. in other words, success is in progress and on track. scientists estimate the esa has already saved at least 227 species from becoming extinct, and 99 percent of listed species have averted becoming extinct. critics of the esa prefer to focus on a misleading angle..
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