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N. America's biggest fish slips toward extinction

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- As efforts falter to save North America's largest freshwater fish -- a toothless beast leftover from the days of dinosaurs -- officials hope to stave off extinction by sending more water hurtling down a river so the fish can spawn in the wild.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday issued a report saying attempts over the past two years to save the endangered Kootenai River white sturgeon had failed.

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