[Federal Register: July 3, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 128)]
[Page 39960]
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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 August 4, 

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: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Cincinnati, OH

    The applicant requests a permit to import frozen embryos obtained 
from captive held ocelots (Leopardus pardalis mitis) from the 
Associacao Mata Ciliar, the Brazilian Ocelot Studbook Keeper, for 
scientific research purposes. This notification covers activities 
conducted by the applicant over a five year period. If issued permit 
must be renewed annually.


Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego @ San Diego Wild Animal 
Park, Escondido, CA

    The applicant requests a permit to export four captive hatched 
Andean condors (Vultur gryphus) to the Calidad Ambiental de la CAR 
Cundinamarca, Santefe de Bogota, Columbia, for reintroduction into the 
wild to enhance the survival of the species.


Applicant: Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence, RI

    The applicant requests a permit to import twenty-one parma 
wallabies (Macropus parma) from the feral population on Kawau Island, 
New Zealand, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the 
species through captive propagation. The parma wallaby was introduced 
to Kawau Island and is subject to eradication efforts by the New 
Zealand government. The import of these animals would serve as an 
alternative to extermination and introduce new founder stock into 
captive breeding efforts. The animals would be maintained at Cape May 
County Zoo, Fort Worth Zoo, North Carolina Zoo, San Antonio Zoo and 
Sunset Zoo.


Applicant: Mance M. Park, Huntsville, TX

    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.
    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: June 20, 2003.
Charles S. Hamilton,
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management 
[FR Doc. 03-16831 Filed 7-2-03; 8:45 am]