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Endangered Species

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Top Endangered Species Articles

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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...
  • DNA indicates long-ago Southland wolf was actually a Mexican gray

    DNA indicates long-ago Southland wolf was actually a Mexican gray
    The only wolf ever documented in Southern California may have been a victim of mistaken identity nearly a century ago. The 100-pound male wolf was pursuing a bighorn sheep in the Mojave Desert's rugged Providence Mountains in 1922 when a steel-jaw...
  • 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...
  • Bobcat spotted in Wauconda backyard near Lake County Forest Preserve

    Bobcat spotted in Wauconda backyard near Lake County Forest Preserve
    Once a threatened species in Illinois, a bobcat was spotted by a Wauconda resident earlier this week on private property near a Lake County Forest Preserve. The resident took photos of the tan bobcat and sent them to Wauconda and Fremont Township...
  • 2 states, feds fight renewed legal protection for Great Lakes wolves

    2 states, feds fight renewed legal protection for 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • U.S.-Cuba vow to protect environment near Florida coast

    U.S.-Cuba vow to protect environment near Florida coast
    Fearing an oil spill in Cuban waters, U.S. officials have forged a bond with the Castro regime to preserve the threatened marine ecosystem that connects the island nation to the Florida coast. The U.S.-Cuba agreement to move toward normal relations...
  • 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."...