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Brown pelicans are no longer endangered

After decades on the US Endangered Species list, American brown pelicans have made a comeback.

An American Brown Pelican skims the water as it searches for fish in Miami Beach, Fla. After nearly 40 years on the brink of extinction, the brown pelican is coming off the endangered species list.

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee/FILE)

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