Jerome T. Nakagawa, Associated Press
Missouri State Rep. Jim Viebrock looks into a spring that contains rare blind, albino cave fish and crawdads on his property in Republic, Mo., Thursday. A state conservation officer said the cave also includes endangered blind Ozark cavefish. It's the 35th known cavefish site in the greater Ozarks area.

Missouri State Rep. Jim Viebrock looks into a spring that contains rare blind, albino cave fish and crawdads on his property in Republic, Mo., Thursday. A state conservation officer said the cave also includes endangered blind Ozark cavefish. It's the 35th known cavefish site in the greater Ozarks area.