[Federal Register: November 13, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 219)]
[Page 67752-67753]
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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: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, Omaha, NE, PRT-032757

    The applicant has amended a permit request. The original request 
for a permit to import 1 captive-born female Sumatran tiger (Panthera 
tigris sumatrae) from the Surabaya Zoo, Indonesia for the purpose of 
propagation for the enhancement of the survival of the species was 
published in the Federal Register on September 21, 2000. The applicant 
now requests a permit to import 1 captive-born male and 2 captive-born 
female Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris sumatrae) from the Surabaya 
Zoo, Indonesia for the purpose of propagation for the enhancement of 
the survival of the species.

Applicant: Paul L. Snider, Lewiston, ID, PRT-035504

    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.

Applicant: White Oak Conservation Center, Yulee, FL, PRT-843877

    The applicant requests a permit to import up to fifteen captive-
held and/or captive-born Visayan deer (Cervus alfredi) originating from 
the Mari-ti Center, Panay, Philippines, for the purpose of enhancement 
of the survival of the species through captive propagation. The 
specimens will be shipped to Zoo Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, for 
quarantine prior to being imported into the United States.

Applicant: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL PRT-009695

    The applicant requests re-issuance of their permit to import 
samples obtained from Cuban sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis nesiotes) 
in Cuba for the purpose of scientific research. This notification 
covers activities conducted by the applicant over a five year period.

Marine Mammals

    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: Joe Klutsch, King Salmon, AK, PRT-035705

    The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus 
maritimus) sport-hunted from the Lancaster Sound polar bear population, 
Northwest Territories, Canada for personal use.

    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.
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has information collection 
approval from OMB through February 28, 2001. 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.
    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: November 6, 2000.
Charlie Chandler,
Chief, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 00-28895 Filed 11-9-00; 8:45 am]