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First Fish Succesfully Removed From US Endangered Species List

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February 4, 2014
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The Oregon Chub is the first fish to be put on the United States' endangered species list and come off of it healthy and flourishing. The minnow will still be watched closely but it's great news. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest. Video provided by Buzz60


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