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Jim Denny

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An ʻakikiki (Kauaʻi creeper) sits on a branch. ʻAkikiki is one of several forest birds native to Hawaiʻi and at a high risk of extinction due to avian malaria, a disease transmitted by invasive mosquitoes. For some species a single bite by an infected mosquito can kill.
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Endangered and/or Threatened species