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Why invasive quagga mussels pose a threat for Idaho's Snake River

Highly invasive quagga mussels have been found in the Snake River in Idaho. That’s prompting an urgent response from officials there and in nearby states as the tiny mussels can devastate ecosystems and economies.

Rachel Cohen of Boise State Public Radio reports from Twin Falls.

 

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