PHOTOS: Animals Stopped in Their Tracks by Border Wall?

PHOTOS: Animals Stopped in Their Tracks by Border Wall?
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Three double-crested cormorants sit above a foggy pond in the Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas in February 2009.

Though the birds exist in high numbers, nonflying species along the U.S.-Mexico border—such as the desert tortoise, ocelot, and Sonoran pronghorn—cross back and forth over the border freely, movements that may be thwarted by the U.S. border fence.

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—Photograph courtesy Wendy Shattil
 
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