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  • Critter contraceptives

    Critter contraceptives

    Scientists are working on effective birth control methods for wild animals.

  • When some ranchers use poison -- just like the old days

    When some ranchers use poison -- just like the old days

    Some ranchers in western Kansas are using a deadly biocide called Rozol to kill endangered species like the black-footed ferret.

  • Super rodents build super habitat

    In the Southwest’s Chihuahuan Desert, prairie dogs and kangaroo rats provide food and shelter for a host of other animals.

  • Pure bison make a comeback

    In Montana, the American Prairie Foundation and the World Wildlife Fund are working together to create a genuinely wild bison herd, one free of cattle genes

  • Ferret recovery pioneer moves on

    District Ranger Bill Perry, who led the effort to help restore endangered black-footed ferrets, is leaving South Dakota’s Buffalo Gap National Grassland for a job in Washington, D.C.

  • What New York needs is a few million prairie dogs

    The writer calls prairie dogs "prairie rats," and she’d like New Yorkers to share their city with them

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