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Scientists Say Many Parasite Species Are At Risk Of Extinction And Need Protection

Scientists Say Many Parasite Species Are At Risk Of Extinction And Need Protection

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Saving endangered species usually brings to mind tigers or whales. But scientists say parasites need protection, too. They play an important role in the ecosystem, and many are at risk of extinction. STACEY VANEK SMITH, HOST: Most of us have heard of saving the elephants or saving the polar bears, …

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