"Elegies for the Lost 23"
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently declared 23 species extinct, from a tiny catfish and several colorful mussels to some of the world’s most spectacular birds. Without swift and powerful action, we risk losing a million more species in the coming decades to the wildlife extinction crisis. Here are the stories of the Lost 23.



Imperiled, Fish-Eating Snake Gains 447 Miles of Protected Streams in Arizona, New Mexico

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New Study Finds Deadly Fungal Disease in California Salamanders

Lawsuit Aims to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Massive Sport Hunting, Fishing Expansion on National Wildlife Refuges

California’s Epic Traveling Wolf OR-93 is Dead After Vehicle Strike Along I-5

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