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Endangered Invertebrates

OPB | Feb. 1, 1996 7:30 p.m.

Invertebrates play an essential role in the world’s various ecosystems. Without invertebrates, the plants and animals that rely on them as pollinators and food supply, would suffer irreparably. Rediscover some amazing invertebrates that until now were thought to be long extinct. Found nowhere else in the world but Oregon, these beautiful bugs are a special find for entomologist Paul Hammond.

First Broadcast: 1996


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