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Conservationists fight for protection for jumping slugs

A Burrington jumping slug on Vancouver Island. (Kristiina Ovaska/KUOW)
A Burrington jumping slug on Vancouver Island. (Kristiina Ovaska/KUOW)

Conservationists are suing the federal government to protect a rare species that live in Oregon and Washington state.

KUOW’s John Ryan tells us more about jumping slugs and their importance to the ecosystem.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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