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Animals on the Edge

 Have you ever seen a marbled murrelet? It's a little seabird that's also called "the enigma of the Pacific."  If it you haven't seen one yet you may be out of luck. It's been  known to nest in Los Angeles County, but none have been spotted for the past few years.

Photo of the Marbled Murrelet on the water by Thomas Hamer, Hamer Environmental LP

 The marbled murrelet is classified as "threatened" on the Endangered Species List and it may be upgraded to endangered.

 What's the difference? Watch the video to find out. And if you want to know more about threatened and endangered species visit visit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service​ here.

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