[Federal Register: September 27, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 188)]
[Page 58100]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Notice of Receipt of Applications for Permit

Endangered Species

    Applicant: National Zoological Park, Washington, DC, PRT-007870
    The applicant requests a permit to import one male and one female 
captive-born giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) from Wolong, China 
for the purpose of scientific research and enhancement of the survival 
and propagation of the species. This application was published for 
public comment on Thursday August 17, 2000. Comments were accepted 
until on September 18, 2000. We are re-opening the comment period for 
30-days to allow the public an opportunity to review and comment on 
information received from the Zoo on September 18, 2000.
    Written data or comments should be submitted to the Director, U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North 
Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203 and must be received 
by the Director within 30 days of the date of this publication.
    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-

    Dated: September 22, 2000.
Charlie Chandler,
Chief, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 00-24907 Filed 9-26-00; 8:45 am]