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In Maryland, environmental officials are working to save one of the smallest and rarest turtles in North America. The bog turtle had the power to move an entire highway project in the state of Maryland. The tiny turtle is listed as an endangered species. It faces a disappearing habitat as well as poachers. Producer Zulima Palacio has the story. Carol Pearson narrates.

Last updated: June 21, 2012