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There is no solid information about the specific effects of climate change on wolverine denning habitat and how potential changes would likely affect this wolverine population. Credit: Roy Anderson

Service Determines Wolverine Does Not Warrant Endangered Species Act Protection

Using the best-available science, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined the North American wolverine should not be listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Climate change is real, but its effect on the wolverine is unclear. To that end, the Service will continue working on wolverine conservation with state ...
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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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Razorback sucker spawning. Credit: USFWS

Endangered Razorback Sucker Spawning

One of the largest suckers in North America, the razorback sucker can grow to three feet in length and can live for more than 40 years. To help bolster wild populations, partners spawn and breed the endangered fish in captivity

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Last updated: August 14, 2014