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Protecting the threatened species of Southwest Georgia

(Source: US Fish and Wildlife Service) (Source: US Fish and Wildlife Service)
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The life and behaviors of even one small animal can have a huge impact on the world around it.

Take the Gopher Tortoise. Its home also serves as a home and refuge for about 360 other animals.

But as the human population grows, the Gopher Tortoise is fighting to find new places to live.

Watch Thursday at 6 p.m. as WALB's Mike Fussell shows us why these animals are so important and what we can do to help them.

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