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That's a Wrap - Friday, August 24

Welcome to That's a Wrap, a weekly round up of what's been going on in and around the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service! Every Friday, we'll supply you with the best news and info you'll need before heading out the door for the weekend.

And now, a disclaimer! We can't gather all of these lovely tidbits ourselves, so some of our links will take you away from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife website. We will never knowingly link to anything malicious, but we are obliged to tell you to be careful out there.

This week in the Service we ...

... showcased the importance of urban Refuges.

... learned about a new, invasive species threat to the Upper Mississippi River.

... and welcomed a new Deputy Director!

In other news ...

... evidence of a prehistoric shark species has been found in Arizona (Discovery)

... a new species of rodent was discovered in Indonesia (Washington Post)

... and we learned about how the drought is affecting the every day lives of people in the Midwest (NYT)

Video of the Week

March of the Sea Pigs (via @io9)

And before you go ...

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