University archive reaches 1,000 nature recordings

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The University of Utah's Western Soundscape Archive has collected 1,000 natural sounds found in the western United States.

The collection includes sounds from species ranging from rare birds to endangered toads found throughout 11 western states and parts of Alaska.

The archive was founded in November 2007. It is located at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah.