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Prioritizing Endangered Species: Buried in Petitions, the Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes a New System

In the Black River south of Carlsbad, N.M., rare Texas hornshell mussels are trying to multiply. It’s a bizarre and complicated process: Male mussels spit sperm into the river, where the females catch it. After brooding fertilized eggs for about a month, they chuck the larvae into the water. There, the would-be mussels hope to […]