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Featured Species | Light-footed Clapper Rail (08:52)

Host: Brynn Walling with Mike Mace

Light-footed clapper rail (click to view larger)
Light-footed clapper rail.
Photo credit: USFWS


Status: Endangered
Scientific Name: Rallus longirostris levipes
Description: The San Diego Zoo has a long history of involvement in the conservation, captive breeding, and return to the wild of light-footed clapper rails. In this interview Mike Mace talks about the efforts to recover this species.
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Last updated: June 2, 2015