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Birds wade on the banks of the Imjin. Kim Seung-ho tallied 32 species of birds in the CCZ in a single morning. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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In Korean DMZ, Wildlife Thrives. Some Conservationists Worry Peace Could Disrupt It

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A TV report in South Korea uses file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who supervised the test-firing of a "new-type tactical guided weapon" on Wednesday. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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North Korea Announces Testing Of New 'Tactical Guided Weapon'

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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un listens during a meeting in February with President Trump at the second U.S.-North Korea summit in Hanoi. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The North Korean flag is flown at Madrid's North Korean embassy, which was was raided in February. Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images hide caption

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After Madrid Embassy Raid, North Korean Defector Group Vows More Action

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Protesters hold a banner showing images, of President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and National Security Adviser John Bolton during a rally against U.S. sanctions on North Korea, near the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui, center, speaks at a gathering for diplomats in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Friday. Eric Talmadge/AP hide caption

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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she leaves Shah Alam High Court in Malaysia on Thursday. Malaysia's attorney general ordered the murder case to proceed against the Vietnamese woman accused in the killing of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother. Vincent Thian/AP hide caption

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North Korea's Unha-3 rocket lifts off from the Sohae launchpad in Dongchang-ri, North Korea, in this Dec. 12, 2012, photo released by the Korean Central News Agency. KCNA via AP hide caption

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North Korea Seen Reassembling Rocket Test Site

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