Colorful Tennessee fish protected as endangered

n response to a petition and lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service protected the Barrens topminnow today under the Endangered Species Act. The small, colorful fish is found only ...

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Wildlife Services

Wildlife Services is an agency with the U.S.'s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, which is itself part of the United States Department of Agriculture. Wildlife Services is charged with protecting agriculture, property, human health and safety, and natural resources from damage or threats posed by wildlife.

Wildlife Services was formerly known (until 1997) as "Animal Damage Control (ADC)".

According to a USDA website, Wildlife Services "provides Federal leadership and expertise to resolve wildlife conflicts and create a balance that allows people and wildlife to coexist peacefully."

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