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Endangered Species

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Top Endangered Species Articles

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  • Report: Oregon wolves up, livestock attack cases down

    An annual report finds that wolves continued to grow in numbers and spread across Oregon in 2014, while livestock-attack cases were down. The report released Tuesday by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will be a key document as the state Fish...
  • Manatees, fans flock to Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River

    CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. Scenic Three Sisters Springs: it's the center of Florida's manatee universe where as many as 500 of the huge, gentle mammals come and go in a single day as the waters of the nearby Gulf of Mexico grow too cold for them to travel and...
  • Curses protected Indian river, but now it faces modern world

    For centuries, it was a curse that saved the river. It was a series of curses, actually — a centuries-long string of unrelenting bad news in this rugged, hidden corner of northern India's industrial belt. There was an actual curse at first, a...
  • 2 states, U.S. appealing judge's ruling on Great Lakes wolves

    2 states, U.S. appealing judge's ruling on Great Lakes wolves
    The Obama administration and two states have given notice of plans to appeal a federal judge's order that restored legal protection to gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region. Michigan filed an appeal document Friday with the U.S. Circuit Court of...
  • Mexican gray wolf population peaks in American Southwest

    Mexican gray wolf population peaks in American Southwest
    There are now more Mexican gray wolves roaming the American Southwest than at any time since the federal government began reintroducing the endangered predators. An annual survey released Friday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows at least 109...
  • Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over US base in Japan

    A federal judge in San Francisco dismissed a lawsuit that sought to stop construction of a U.S. military base in Japan that it said would harm the Okinawa dugong, an endangered marine mammal related to the manatee. U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen...
  • Flat-tailed horned lizard wins 1-year reprieve from urban encroachment

    Flat-tailed horned lizard wins 1-year reprieve from urban encroachment
    A squat lizard with dragon-like head spines won a temporary reprieve from encroachment by urban development and alternative energy facilities on Thursday when California’s Fish and Game Commission declared it a candidate for protection under the...
  • Environmental groups sue predator control agency in Idaho

    Five conservation groups that contend federal officials in Idaho are violating environmental laws by killing wolves, coyotes and other wildlife to protect livestock and crops have filed a federal lawsuit. The Idaho-based Western Watersheds Project and...
  • City: Worker's negligence killed 2 endangered monkeys

    An employee's negligence on the coldest night of the year killed two tiny endangered tropical monkeys last month, says the spokeswoman for the City of Alexandria. The employee had worked at the Alexandria Zoological Park since 2008 and admitted failing...
  • Bills would drop federal protections for wolves in 4 states

    Bills would drop federal protections for wolves in 4 states
    Gray wolves in Wyoming and three Great Lakes states would lose court-ordered protection under legislation proposed in Congress, the latest offensive in a 12-year battle over whether the predator species is secure enough to allow hunting and trapping or...
  • Feds restore protected status for Great Lakes wolves

    Feds restore protected status for Great Lakes wolves
    Gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region are protected by federal law once more. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is publishing a rule Friday designating wolves in Michigan and Wisconsin as "endangered" and those in Minnesota as "threatened."...