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Newborn Manatee Death Numbers Jump in 2008

Newborn Manatee Death Numbers Jump in 2008

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, January 7, 2009 (ENS) – A record number of 101 newborn manatees died in Florida waters last year, according to biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. The biologists say the high number of newborn deaths in 2008 may have resulted from a higher number of…

Fish and Wildlife Service Claims Sacramento River Islands

Fish and Wildlife Service Claims Sacramento River Islands

SACRAMENTO, California, January 2, 2008 (ENS) – Two islands in the Sacramento River owned by the federal government have been closed to filing of new mining claims and are proposed to be withdrawn from the general land laws and transferred from the Bureau of Land Management to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Todd Island…