Amid Mexico’s Day of the Dead, a Fish Declared Extinct Comes Back to Life

fish g035ec59f0 1920 Amid Mexico’s Day of the Dead, a Fish Declared Extinct Comes Back to Life
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Takeaways:

  • On Mexico’s Day of the Dead, a community released thousands of skiffia fish back into the Teuchitlán River in Jalisco state.
  • The fish was declared extinct in 1996 and had become part of a captive-breeding program.
  • After nearly ten years of restoration work, the Fish Ark Mexico project was able to reintroduce the skiffia fish back into its natural habitat.

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