black-footed ferret


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black-footed ferret

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On December 31, 1957, the last known live black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) in the State of Kansas was seen near the town of Studley.
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And, specific areas within BLM holdings, such as the Coyote Basin area along the Colorado state line southeast of Vernal, are closed to prairie dog shooting altogether due to on-going black-footed ferret reintroduction efforts.
We've brought the ferrets back through captive breeding, but that's not good enough," says Mike Lockhart, the USFWS's black-footed ferret recovery coordinator.
1989) used the kidney of a single striped skunk from Maryland in a molecular systematic study of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes).
To understand black-footed ferrets, first you have to know something about prairie dogs.
The extraordinary comeback of the black-footed ferret from fewer than 20 known individuals in the wild to over 1,000 today demonstrates the success of our cooperative partnerships with private landowners and an outstanding captive breeding program.
The black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes; ferret) was widely regarded as extinct until a small population was found in 1981 near the town of Meeteetse, in western Wyoming.
The endangered black-footed ferret, another predator, hasn't yet been reintroduced because prairie dog colonies within the park are too small and far apart.
It's also the only successful reintroduction of the black-footed ferret.
The area's sagebrush flats also are critical for recovery of the endangered black-footed ferret.
The stamp series features North American endangered species, including the California condor, Florida panther, American crocodile, thick-billed parrot and black-footed ferret.