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Return of piping plovers Monty and Rose makes a great comeback and conservation story. ´But I got to tell you - it's a love story.'

By: Morgan Greene, Chicago Tribune

Chicago’s preeminent plovers are together again, settling in for their third summer of saving their species at Montrose Beach along the Lake Michigan coast.

Monty and Rose, the endangered Great Lakes piping plovers who became the first pair to nest successfully in Chicago in decades, collectively traveled more than 2,000 miles to make it back to Chicago just one day apart.

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