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  • The West is not a zoo

    The Peregrine Fund has proven that it can breed and release endangered birds of prey as often as it needs to, but do we want to treat Western wildlife like a crop of annual flowers that has to be re-seeded every year?

  • Bred for success

    The Peregrine Fund has mastered the art of breeding aplomado falcons and other endangered birds of prey, but critics say the organization is blind to the importance of wildlife habitat

  • 'They both do not exist'

    Quote by Wyoming Attorney General Patrick Crank

  • Endangered Species 101 — in poetry

    The Dire Elegies laments the plight of North America's endangered wildlife in poetic detail

  • A few scientific definitions

    Terms commonly used in endangered species discussions – species, subspecies and distinct population segment – are explained

  • Playing God in suburbia

    Is it really true that the U.S. has no choice but to employ a harsh form of triage in deciding which endangered species should live, and which must die?

  • Is It or Isn’t It (Just Another Mouse)?

    As scientists clash over the Preble’s meadow jumping mouse's biological categorization, the complexity of endangered species science steps into the light

  • Making room for wolves

    In the anthology Comeback Wolves, 50 Western writers talk about the complex emotional – and practical – responses evoked by the return of this iconic predator

  • 'Miss Fish Hatchery'

    Wildlife conservation biologist Jenn Logan has a soft spot for the less-glamorous endangered species like razorback suckers and boreal toads

  • Mexican wolves face a rocky road to recovery

    The recent deaths of 10 wolves in eastern Arizona are a wrenching example of everything that has gone wrong with the troubled Mexican wolf recovery program

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