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BISTATE SAGE GROUSE NOT LISTED

“Environmentalists and conservationists have long called for greater protection for sage-grouse habitats in Western states…Energy companies, meanwhile, have warned that a designation would effectively rope off Western lands to future oil and gas development.” read more: Bistate Sage Grouse Utah wildlife managers see reason to hope

RAREST FISH IN THE WORLD ONLY IN DEATH VALLEY

The majority of their range is in this photograph. “Since researchers started monitoring them in the early 1970s, sending scuba divers down into the 129-metre-deep cavern to manually count each individual, the population has decreased from 200 to just 68 to 35 fish in 2013.” Read the Scientific American Article.