[Federal Register: January 15, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 10)]
[Page 2069-2070]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.


SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with endangered species and/or marine 

DATES: Written data, comments or requests must be received by February 
14, 2003.

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ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with these 
applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of 
the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who 
submits a written request for a copy of such documents within 30 days 
of the date of publication of this notice to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, 
Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203; fax 703/358-2281.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Division of Management Authority, 
telephone 703/358-2104.


Endangered Species

    The public is invited to comment on the following application(s) 
for a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species. 
This notice is provided pursuant to section 10(c) of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.). Written 
data, comments, or requests for copies of these complete applications 
should be submitted to the Director (address above).
    Applicant: Thomas Productions, Inc., Las Vegas, NV., PRT-066158 and 
    The applicant requests permits to export, re-export, and re-import 
two captive-born tigers (Panthera tigris) to/from worldwide locations 
to enhance the survival of the species through conservation education. 
This notification covers activities conducted by the applicant over a 
three-year period.
    Applicant: The Peregrine Fund, Boise, ID., PRT-065258.
    The applicant requests a permit to import, export, and re-export 
multiple shipments of biological samples from wild, captive-held, and/
or captive born endangered species of the order Falconiformes and 
Strigiformes from worldwide sources, for the purpose of scientific 
research. No animals can be intentionally killed for the purpose of 
collecting specimens. Any invasively collected samples can only be 
collected by trained personnel. This notification covers activities 
conducted by the applicant over a period of five years.
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has information collection 
approval from OMB through March 31, 2004, OMB Control Number 1018-0093. 
Federal agencies may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not 
required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
current valid OMB control number.

    Dated: January 3, 2003.
Michael S. Moore,
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management 
[FR Doc. 03-839 Filed 1-14-03; 8:45 am]