Briefly: Colorado’s greenback trout makes comeback, previously considered extinct

The Colorado Sun reports that the greenback cutthroat trout, Colorado’s official state fish, which was previously flagged as extinct, is making a comeback in two locations. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials announced that reintroduction efforts in Herman Gulch, near the Loveland ski area, have yielded fish reproducing on their own, joining another greenback population in Bear Creek west of Colorado Springs. Officials will continue reintroduction efforts but are optimistic that other greenback populations will soon follow.

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