Endangered Species Day

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Today is National Endangered Species Day.It’s an opportunity for people of all ages all over the country to learn about protecting wildlife and wild places. 

The Environmental Protection Agency says there are more than 13-hundred endangered or threatened species in the U.S. today. That includes both plants and animals that have become so rare, extinction is a very real possibility.

To help bring attention to the protection of imperiled species, the endangered species coalition is encouraging people to tweet concerns to their local officials.

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