We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

FWS To Mull Granting Prairie Dog Endangered Status

Law360 (December 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The black-tailed prairie dog, which has twice been denied listing under the Endangered Species Act, may now deserve protection, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which has undertaken a 90-day review of the species' status.

In a notice posted in the Federal Register on Tuesday, the FWS outlined the potential threats to the black-tailed prairie dog and acknowledged that the species, which has reportedly disappeared from up to 99 percent of its historic range over the past century and a half, may be eligible...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.