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Posts Categorized: Success Stories
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that the imperiled wolverine deserves protection under the Endangered Species Act. Unfortunately, it deferred any immediate action until higher priority species are adequately protected.
The turkey may be the Thanksgiving Day mascot, but it doesn’t hold a feather to the bald eagle when it comes to representing the United States. The only eagle unique to North America, this majestic bird is emblazoned on our coins and featured on most of our national seals – including the presidential seal. But you’re much more likely to find one of these birds in your wallet than your backyard.
Some exciting news from our friends over at the National Zoo! Defenders of Wildlife, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and 5 other zoos around the country have partnered on The Panama Amphibian Rescue project, created to capture frogs that are directly in the path of chytrid fungs, an epidemic which is wiping out frog populations across the globe, and keep them safe until they can be once again be returned to the wild
After years of court battles and advocacy efforts by Defenders and its partners, the federal government proved yesterday that it means business when it comes to protecting highly endangered right whales.