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Border Wall Worries Wildlife Biologists

The Albuquerque Journal interviewed Mexico Program Director Juan Carlos Bravo and Borderlands Coordinator Myles Traphagen about the border wall’s disastrous effects on wildlife. If built according to plan, the wall would stymie decades of critical conservation efforts on both sides of the border to save imperiled species, like jaguars and Mexican wolves.

“Jaguars won’t recover a reproductive population in the U.S.,” Bravo said. “It will not happen if there’s a border wall in between.”

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