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Believing in the pygmy bunny

Like the Easter Bunny, the Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit of Washington state may soon exist only in our imaginations. None have been seen in the wild since 2004. But a new breeding program is aiming to rebuild ...

Apr 20, 2011 5 / 5 (6) 3 | with audio podcast

Judge blocks deal on protections for wolves

(AP) -- A federal judge has blocked a proposal to lift the endangered species protections for wolves in Montana and Idaho that had been hammered out by U.S. wildlife officials and conservation groups.

Apr 10, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Leatherback sea turtle nests increasing in Florida

The number of endangered leatherback sea turtle nests at 68 beaches in Florida has increased by 10.2 percent a year since 1979, according to a new Duke University-led study published in the current issue of the journal Ecological Ap ...

Apr 04, 2011 not rated yet 0

Trade group sues over polar bear critical habitat

(AP) -- An Alaska petroleum industry trade group has sued the federal government over its designation of 187,157 square miles as polar bear critical habitat, claiming it covers too much territory and could cost tens of millions ...

Mar 04, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Endangered decision delayed on walrus

(AP) -- Pacific walrus need additional protection from the threat of climate warming but cannot be added to the threatened or endangered list because other species are a higher priority, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...

Feb 09, 2011 not rated yet 0