How Utah saved Lahontan Cutthroat Trout from Extinction


Nevada’s Pyramid Lake is home to the giant Lahontan Cutthroat Trout. But just a few decades ago these fish were thought to be extinct. So how were Lahontan Cutthroats found in a tiny stream on a remote mountain in Utah? This is the incredible success story of a species that was brought back from the edge of extinction thanks to innovative biologists, a reclusive rancher, and a lucky stroke of fate.

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