13 Apr '11, 4am

Llamas Help 25K Endangered Fish Move to New Home : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

They then took 25,000 young fish from the hatchery to a cooler lake higher up the mountains of the Lake District, Sprinkler Tarn, to establish a new 'refuge' population that is more likely to survive warming temperatures. Because the route to the lake is so rocky and uneven, it was impossible to use conventional transport like a 4x4 motorbike or landrover. So, the fish were given a ride during part of the two-hour trek by sure-footed llamas from a local charity. The journey was finished by fisheries officers on foot to ensure none of the smarts were spilt.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/llama-help-25k-en...

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