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  • A close up photo of a semi translucent gray-silver crayfish walking on rocky substrate.
    Angular dwarf crayfish. Photo by Chris Lukhaup, USDA Forest Service.

    Endangered Species Act Protection Not Needed for Four Southeastern Animals

    September 20, 2016 | 5 minute read

    The Endangered Species Act allows anyone to request, or petition, the Service to add a plant or animal to the federal endangered species list. The Service was petitioned to place all four of these animals on the list, and all but the crayfish have been considered candidates for the threatened and endangered species list. The Service is in the midst of a multi-year work plan to address these species, and evaluating these animals is part of the scheduled 2016 workload.  Learn more...

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