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Mexican fishermen tend to their nets on Playa Bagdad (Bagdad Beach), just south of the Texas-Mexico border. Poaching of red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico is a multimillion-dollar black market. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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A Battle On The Gulf Pits The Coast Guard Against Mexican Red Snapper Poachers

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White rhinoceros Gracie (left) and Bruno — seen in their enclosure at Thoiry Zoo in France on Tuesday — are safe. Poachers broke into the zoo overnight and killed a 4-year-old male white rhino named Vince. Christian Hartmann/Reuters hide caption

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Tucker Jones, a biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, counts sturgeon in the Columbia River. He says only 1 percent of sturgeon survive the 15 to 25 years it takes for them to start reproducing. Courtesy Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hide caption

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