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July 11, 2019

Sturgeon, America's forgotten dinosaurs, slowly coming back

By BEN FINLEY, PATRICK WHITTLE and JOHN FLESHER
Associated Press

CHARLES CITY, Va. — Sturgeon were America's vanishing dinosaurs, armor-plated beasts that crowded the nation's rivers until mankind's craving for caviar pushed them to the edge of extinction.

More than a century later, some populations of the massive bottom feeding fish are showing signs of recovery in the dark corners of U.S. waterways.


 
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