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Wolf Proposal Comment Period Reopened
Following receipt of an independent scientific peer review, the Service is reopening the comment period on its proposal to list the Mexican wolf as an endangered subspecies and to remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species List. The peer review report is now available for public review ...
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.
Photo credit: FWS
Relict Leopard Frog
The relict leopard frog was believed to be extinct until three populations were discovered during the early 1990s. While the rare frog has not been found in Utah since 1950, it is at home in freshwater springs in Nevada and Arizona.
Photo credit: Tom Brennan
Lange's Metalmark Butterfly
The Lange's metalmark is a reddish-orange butterfly with only a 1.5-inch wingspan. Its last known home is the Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge, which was established in 1980 specifically to protect the butterfly.
Photo credit: David Kelly / USFWS