[Federal Register: July 27, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 145)]
[Page 46170-46171]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Notice of Receipt of Applications for Permit

Endangered Species

    The following applicants have applied 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.):


Applicant: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, 
Washington, DC.

    The applicant requests a permit to import a specimen of Cahow 
(Pterodroma cahow) found dead in the wild from natural causes, for the 
purpose of scientific research.


Applicant: Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL.

    The applicant requests a permit to import tissue and blood samples 
obtained from wild Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) from 
the Cayman Islands Department of Environment, for the purpose of 
scientific research.


Applicant: National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries 
Science Center, La Jolla, CA.

    The applicant requests a permit to Re-Export samples obtained from 
Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) and Hawksbill Sea Turtle 
(Eretmochelys imbricata) for the purpose of enhancement of scientific 


Applicant: Donald P. Wilson, Stoneham, MA.

    The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy 
of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus dorcas) culled from a captive 
herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South 
Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

Marine Mammal

    The public is invited to comment on the following application for a 
permit to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. The 
application was submitted to satisfy requirements of the Marine Mammal 
Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the 
regulations governing marine mammals (50 CFR 18).


Applicant: Jerry W. Peterman, Dallas, TX.

    The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus 
maritimus) sport-hunted from the Northern Beaufort Sea polar bear 
population, Northwest Territories, Canada for personal use.
    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 to the following office within 30 
days of the date of publication of this notice: U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, Office of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 
700, Arlington, Virginia 22203. Phone: (703/358-2104); FAX: (703/358-

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    Dated: July 21, 2000.
Kristen Nelson,
Chief, Branch of Permits, Office of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 00-18974 Filed 7-26-00; 8:45 am]