Ranchers, from left, Orlando Lucero, his cousin Mike Lucero and his brother Manuel Lucero stand earlier this month in a meadow along the Rio Cebolla, where their cattle will be fenced out to protect habitat for the New Mexico meadow jumping mouse. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

Ranchers, from left, Orlando Lucero, his cousin Mike Lucero and his brother Manuel Lucero stand earlier this month in a meadow along the Rio Cebolla, where their cattle will be fenced out to protect habitat for the New Mexico meadow jumping mouse. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

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