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Green sea turtle at Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Credit: Jill Utrup/USFWS

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Protects Northern Long-eared Bat Under ESA, also Issues Interim Special 4(d) Rule

The Service announced today it is protecting the northern long-eared bat as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, primarily due to the threat posed by white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has devastated many bat populations. At the same time, the Service ....
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Featured Species

California condor. Credit: USFWS

Condor Watch

Biologists studying the endangered California condor have launched a new web site to enlist the help of citizen scientists in research aimed at reducing lead poisoning, the primary threat to condors in the wild.

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Indiana bat

Indiana Bat

Indiana bats are found over most of the eastern half of the United States. Almost half of them hibernate in caves in southern Indiana.

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Light-footed clapper rail

Light-footed Clapper Rail

The San Diego Zoo has a long history of involvement in the conservation, captive breeding, and return to the wild of light-footed clapper rails. In this interview Mike Mace talks about the efforts to recover this species

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Partnership Stories

Humpback chub. Credit: USFWS

Protecting Grand Canyon's Endangered Humpback Chub

Since 1987, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has been monitoring the status of the humpback chub by capturing, tagging and releasing this endangered native fish using 13 hoop nets strategically placed in the Little Colorado River within 1,200 meters of its confluence with the main stem Colorado River... More »




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