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  • One Tough Sucker

    One Tough Sucker

    Human beings are the greatest threat -- and the only hope -- for the Colorado River's razorback sucker.

  • A poacher's menagerie

    A poacher's menagerie

    Some of the more dramatic recent arrests involving wildlife trafficking in the Western U.S. are briefly described.

  • Nature-for-profit

    Nature-for-profit

    As the economy has globalized, illegal trafficking of wildlife has gotten worse in the West.

  • The bald eagle paradox

    The bald eagle paradox

    What happens when the recovery of an endangered species threatens the survival of other species?

  • Agency probes wolf-baiting claims

    Reintroduction program now clouded by investigation

  • CSI: Critter Crime

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s forensic lab in Ashland, Ore., tackles wildlife crime from around the world.

  • The perils of secrecy

    Is the wolverine, the country’s most enigmatic predator, in danger of extinction, or just misunderstood?

  • When is a barred owl a red herring?

    Pepper Trail says shooting barred owls is not going to help the northern spotted owl.

  • An endangered Endangered Species Act?

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tries an end-run around the Endangered Species Act; a leaked draft would weaken the bedrock law by changing the regulations that implement it rather than the law itself.

  • 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

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