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  • Tribal religion trumps eagle protection

    A recent court ruling on the ceremonial killing of eagles by American Indians collides with the Endangered Species Act, possibly sending the issue to the Supreme Court

  • Wolf man John

    John Morgart works for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, overseeing the recovery of Mexican wolves in the Blue Range of New Mexico and Arizona

  • Former refuge manager takes heat for saving frogs

    Wayne Shifflett, former manager of the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge in southern Arizona, was charged with illegally moving a small population of imperiled Chiricahua leopard frog tadpoles, in order to save their lives when drought threatened their habitat.

  • How a tiny owl changed Tucson

    The cactus ferruginous pygmy owl has been removed from the endangered species list, but Tucson area leaders say they plan to continue the desert conservation efforts put in place to help the very rare bird

  • Mass wolf kill rests on shaky science

    Idaho’s Fish and Game Department wants to boost dwindling elk numbers by killing wolves in the Lolo management zone

  • Wolf at the door

    Wolves have been restored in the Northern Rockies, but their conflict with civilization now prompts wildlife managers to face some agonizing decisions about the animal's future.

  • The mouse that roared "Preble"

    The Preble's meadow jumping mouse, which thrives in the same habitat as houses and developments, could bring growth on Colorado's Front Range to a halt if it is listed as endangered.

  • Not a creature was stirring...

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes temporary protection for the endangered Preble's meadow jumping mouse, which biologists believe is declining because of urban sprawl near Denver.

  • Preble’s mouse protection jumps to Colorado

    Proposal would strip rare rodent of protection in Wyoming

  • Is Preble's just another meadow mouse?

    The Fish and Wildlife Service wants to delist the threatened Preble’s meadow jumping mouse, on the grounds that the animal is genetically identical to a more common species

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