Chinese sturgeon, around for 140 million years, now at risk of extinction

September 16, 2014 12:51 AM

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Construction of dams in China over the past several decades has brought many animal species, including the ancient wild Chinese sturgeon, to the brink of extinction.

The wild Chinese sturgeon, an ancient fish that has inhabited planet Earth for the past 140 million years, has stopped reproducing and is now on the brink of extinction, according to Chinese state media.

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