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Endangered Species

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  • Catalina Island fox gains numbers. Greatest danger now? People.

    Catalina Island fox gains numbers. Greatest danger now? People.
    The Santa Catalina subspecies of Channel Islands fox -- found only on that island, about 22 miles from the Southern California mainland -- soon may be removed from the list of endangered species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering the...
  • Police: Bald eagle injured after running into power lines in Bushkill

    Police: Bald eagle injured after running into power lines in Bushkill
    A bald eagle was injured Wednesday when it landed on or ran into power lines in Bushkill Township, police there said. Bushkill Township police were dispatched Wednesday to the 700 block of Muschlitz Road on report of an injured bald eagle laying on...
  • Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population

    Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped...
  • Planners hear plans to protect toad at Jaindl project

    Planners hear plans to protect toad at Jaindl project
    Critters living near a small brook on hundreds of acres destined for warehouses in Lower Macungie Township will get a reprieve from eviction, thanks to the Eastern spadefoot toad. Developer Liberty Property Trust of Malvern and David Jaindl, who owns the...
  • 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...
  • Forget horse racing; now you can bet on a shark

    Forget horse racing; now you can bet on a shark
    There's horse, dog and car racing. But shark racing? Yep. The Guy Harvey Great Shark Race will be launched from two Caribbean sites in April. It will be a long-distance competition, with the shark that swims the most miles winning a tournament. What's...
  • Bobcat hunting may return to Illinois after 40-year hiatus

     Bobcat hunting may return to Illinois after 40-year hiatus
    The bobcat was on Illinois' threatened species list from 1977 to 1999. Five years ago, amateur photographer David Horning was driving along a gravel country road in southern Illinois when the sight of a bobcat with a rabbit clenched in his teeth stopped...
  • 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."...
  • Birds flying in a V take turns in the top spot, study finds

    Birds flying in a V take turns in the top spot, study finds
    It take a flock to fly. Over grueling, dangerous flights, Northern bald ibises will take turns at the toughest job during their migration -- leading the V-shaped formation, a new study finds. The findings, described in the Proceedings of the National...
  • California bullet train agency damaged habitat of endangered fox

    California bullet train agency damaged habitat of endangered fox
    Even before it begins significant construction on the bullet train route, the California High-Speed Rail Authority has violated federal protections for the endangered San Joaquin kit fox in the Central Valley, federal regulators said in a letter last...
  • Plans to close Salisbury plant a blow to economy

    Plans to close Salisbury plant a blow to economy
    A Texas defense contractor appears unlikely to reverse a decision to close its plant in Salisbury, despite appeals by elected officials, including Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. The Eastern Shore city, still working its way back from the recession, is...