endangered species http://wfpl.org en The Strange Life, Death and Reproductive Cycle of an Endangered Mussel http://wfpl.org/post/strange-life-death-and-reproductive-cycle-endangered-mussel <p>Tigers, grizzly bears, sea turtles and humpback whales have long been mascots of endangered species. But then…there's the pink mucket, which once peppered river bottoms in Kentucky, but has been decimated by pollution.<br><br>Earlier this week, a team of scientists ventured into the Green River in an effort to reintroduce lab-grown pink muckets into their natural habitat.<br> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 21:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 504 at http://wfpl.org The Strange Life, Death and Reproductive Cycle of an Endangered Mussel