[Federal Register: July 11, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 132)]
[Page 37795]
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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 
10, 2007.

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 applications 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: Mesa Garden, Belen, NM, PRT-678845.
    The applicant requests renewal of a permit to export the following 
endangered and threatened cactus species for the purpose of enhancement 
of the species in the wild: Tobusch fishhook (Ancistrocactus 
tobuschii); star cactus, (Astrophytum asterias); Nellie cory cactus, 
(Coryphantha minima syn. Escobaria minima); bunched Cory cactus, 
(Coryphantha ramillosa); Cochise pincushion cactus, (Coryphantha 
robbinsorum); Sneed pincushion cactus, (Coryphantha sneedii var. 
sneedii); Lee pincushion cactus, (Coryphantha sneedii var. leei); 
Chisos Mountain hedgehog cactus, (Echinocereus chisoensis var. 
chisoensis); Kuenzler hedgehog cactus, (Echinocereus fendleri var. 
kuenzleri); black lace cactus, (Echinocereus reichenbachii var. 
albertii); Arizona hedgehog cactus, (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. 
arizonicus, syn E. coccineus var. arizonicus); Davis' green Pitaya, 
(Echinocereus viridiflorus var. davisii); Lloyd's Mariposa cactus, 
(Echinomastus mariposensis syn. Neolloydia mariposensis); Brady 
pincushion cactus, (Pediocactus bradyi); San Rafael cactus, 
(Pediocactus despainii); Knowlton cactus, (Pediocactus knowltonii); 
Peebles Navajo cactus, (Pediocactus peeblesianus peeblesianus); Siler 
pincushion cactus, (Pediocactus sileri syn. Echinocactus and Utahia); 
Uinta Basin hookless cactus, (Scerocactu glaucus); Mesa Verde cactus, 
(Sclerocactus mesae-verdae) and Wright fishhook cactus, (Sclerocactus 
wrightiae). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a five-year period.

    Applicant: Randy Miller's Predators in Action, Bear City, CA, PRT-
    The applicant requests a permit to export to Pretoria, South Africa 
and re-import three captive born tigers (Panthera tigris) for the 
purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.
    Applicant: University of Utah/Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake 
City, UT, PRT-156524.
    The applicant requests a permit to export and re-import non-living 
museum specimens of endangered and threatened species of animals and 
plants previously accessioned into the applicant's collection for 
scientific research. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a five-year period.

Marine Mammals

    The public is invited to comment on the following applications for 
a permit to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. The 
applications were 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 part 18). Written 
data, comments, or requests for copies of the complete applications or 
requests for a public hearing on these applications should be submitted 
to the Director (address above). Anyone requesting a hearing should 
give specific reasons why a hearing would be appropriate. The holding 
of such a hearing is at the discretion of the Director.
    Applicant: Allan Gleaton, Albany, GA, PRT-148754.
    The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus 
maritimus) sport hunted from the Lancaster Sound polar bear population 
in Canada for personal, noncommercial use.

    Dated: June 22, 2007.
Michael L. Carpenter,
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management 
[FR Doc. E7-13392 Filed 7-10-07; 8:45 am]