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Population of endangered Devils Hole pupfish in Death Valley NP highest in 15 years

Wildlife biologists have good news to report about one of the world’s rarest fishes. Scientists recently counted 187 Devils Hole pupfish, which is the most they’ve observed in 15 years.

“We are not out of the woods, but this is a good step in the continued recovery efforts for this fish,” said Kevin Wilson, aquatic ecologist for Death Valley National Park.

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