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Trump’s Wall: Making America Great Again or Leading Animals to Extinction?

By: Maryjeanne Marrero Mexican and American citizens are not the only ones concerned with President Trump’s decision to build a wall along the border between the United States and Mexico; animal conservationists and environmentalists are too.  In late January, Trump announced that he would sign an executive order to commence the construction of the Mexican wall.[1] Although this stirred a…