Critical Habitat Fact Sheet

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Critical Habitat Fact Sheet

This document provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about critical habitat for species listed as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

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A duck flies over a tundra pond.
We use the best scientific information available to determine whether to add a species to (list) or remove from (delist) the federal lists of endangered and threatened wildlife and plants. We also determine whether already listed species should be reclassified from threatened to endangered (uplist...
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Endangered and/or Threatened species