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Unusual shrimp spotted in Des Plaines River

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Ecologists say they've found several dozen shrimp in the Des Plaines River that aren't commonly found in the area. The Lake County Forest Preserves said Thursday that ecologists spotted the Mississippi grass shrimp last summer. The Forest Preserves didn't confirm the find until last week.

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Ecologists say they've found several dozen shrimp in the Des Plaines River that aren't commonly found in the area. The Lake County Forest Preserves said Thursday that ecologists spotted the Mississippi grass shrimp last summer. The Forest Preserves didn't confirm the find until last week.
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