EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A big hail storm on June 13 not only damaged cars and homes in El Paso County, but it also harmed wildlife.

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Large hail in Fountain. (credit: Jennifer Stark via NWS Pueblo)

Wildlife officials say hundreds of fish in Duckwood Pond, south of Colorado Springs, were killed in the storm.

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(credit: CBS)

The hail drastically changed the water temperature — killing the fish.

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Duckwood Pond (credit: CBS)

There were about eight different species of fish in the pond.

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