Endangered Species

TIAM Sunday October 4thI-T for women, endangered species, "Sicario", TLR's birthday and selfies at games.
Mysterious Fungus Killing Snakes in at Least 9 StatesIn Illinois, the fungus is killing 80 to 90 percent of the eastern massasauga rattlesnakes that contract it in an already tiny population of about 300 in four counties.
$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.
Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse BirdThe government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.
Endangered Mountain Vipers Born At St. Louis ZooNine endangered snakes indigenous to Turkey are now calling the St. Louis Zoo home.
Beetle Gets Second ChanceExperts call them "one of nature's recyclers," which is a nice way of saying they live off dead animals.
Saving the Sheepnose and Spectaclecase The sheepnose and spectaclecase mussels will be protected following an agreement reached last summer between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Washington, Center for Biological Diversity.
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