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Salt Creek Tiger Beetle
Produced by: KQEDondemand: Science on Demand
Partners: Federal, State, and local governments, non-governmental organizations and private landowners


Lincoln, Nebraska–It's not an exotic location, but Little Salt Creek is home to one of the world's most endangered species; the Salt Creek tiger beetle.

Hoping to increase the numbers of these beetles, the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service is leading an effort to try to increase the numbers of the species.

Last updated: September 6, 2011