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  • Petition review of seven skinks found in the southeast

    January 15, 2016 | 4 minute read

    Any plant or animal that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been petitioned to list and protect under the Endangered Species Act is considered “at-risk.” Recognizing that conservation is only successful through partnerships, the Service leveraged the work of state wildlife agencies and a variety of other conservation partners to assess whether these species at-risk require protection under the Act. Since receipt of the 2010 petitions, 42 species do not need federal protection as a result of either conservation actions, additional information (e.  Learn more...

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