Tag: "Endangered Species Act"

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Pregnancy for Rare Rhino Brings Hope to the Species

The Sumatran rhinoceros is one of the most endangered mammal species in the world today. Only 200 or so of the two-horned, hairy forest dwelling rhinos exist in the world today – 180 in Indonesia and the rest in Malaysia.

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Judge upholds “Threatened” listing for Polar Bear

[Polar Bears Play on Hudson Bay, north of Churchill Manitoba] Environmentalists for a long time now have been trying to enhance the status of polar bears from ‘threatened’ to ‘endangered’ thereby allowing more protection to the species. But a federal judge last week upheld the listing to threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).