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Two Fish, Less Fish? Save the Pupfish!

A bottomless hole, a tiny fish, and an ongoing preservation legacy that took a UNLV professor all the way to the Supreme Court and created one of North America's most important conservation sites.

The late professor James Deacon's work on the Devils Hole pupfish led to a landmark Supreme Court case for environmental protections. (UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives)

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