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U.S. to declare 23 species, including ivory-billed woodpecker, extinct -AP By Reuters



(Reuters) – The ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 more birds, fish and other species will be declared extinct by the U.S. The Associated Press reports that Wednesday’s announcement was made by the Fish and Wildlife Service.

The report said that government scientists had exhausted all efforts to locate these species, and they warned that climate change could increase the likelihood of such disappearances.

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