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    • Whooping Crane

    • Birds; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • A Whooping Crane photographed at the International Crane Foundation located in Barbaboo, Wisconsin. The Whooping Crane is an endangered species of which an estimated population of 383 continue to exist in the wild. The Whooping Crane occurs only in...
    • Whooping Crane

    • Birds; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • A close-up view of a Whooping Crane photographed at the International Crane Foundation located in Barbaboo, Wisconsin. The Whooping Crane is an endangered species of which an estimated population of 383 continue to exist in the wild. The Whooping...
    • Trumpeter swan

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Waterfowl;
    • Banded Trumpeter Swan hen with four young swimming in reeds. This is the largest waterfowl species native to North America. Most weigh 21-30 pounds, males are larger and may exceed 35 pounds.The Trumpeter Swan is the largest waterfowl species...
    • Mountain sweet pitcher plant flower

    • Plants; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • Southern Appalachian bogs are one of the rarest natural communities in North America and are often home to rare plant and animal species. The conservation of these habitats and the species found there is a high priority for the Service and many of...
    • Service botanist Carolyn Wells examines a mountain sweet pitcher plant

    • Plants; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Employees (USFWS); Work of the Service;
    • Southern Appalachian bogs are one of the rarest natural communities in North America and are often home to rare plant and animal species. The conservation of these habitats and the species found there is a high priority for the Service and many of...
    • Mountain sweet pitcher plants

    • Plants; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • Southern Appalachian bogs are one of the rarest natural communities in North America and are often home to rare plant and animal species. The conservation of these habitats and the species found there is a high priority for the Service and many of...
    • Service botanist Carolyn Wells takes a compass bearing

    • Plants; Employees (USFWS); Work of the Service;
    • Southern Appalachian bogs are one of the rarest natural communities in North America and are often home to rare plant and animal species. The conservation of these habitats and the species found there is a high priority for the Service and many of...
    • San Joaquin kit fox

    • Endangered and/or Threatened species; Mammals;
    • The San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) is the smallest fox in North America, with an average body length of 20 inches and weight of about 5 pounds. It is a member of the Canidae family, which includes dogs, wolves and foxes. San Joaquin...
    • Muskox In Alaska

    • Mammals; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management;
    • This Arctic mammal is believed to be a survivor or the Pleistocene period and to have migrated to North America between 200,000 and 90,000 years ago.
    • Muskoxen

    • Mammals; Wildlife restoration; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Reintroduction;
    • This Arctic mammal is believed to be a survivor or the Pleistocene period and to have migrated to North America between 200,000 and 90,000 years ago.
    • FWS workers with Wood stork chick

    • Endangered and/or Threatened species; Birds; Wildlife management
    • Two FWS biologists tagging a wood stork. Wood storks are widespread in Central and South America, but declined to alarmingly low numbers in the United States. WV-7621-Working for Wildlife
    • Sue Cameron and Charlie Edens search for bog turtles.

    • Similarity of Appearance (Threatened); Surveying; Reptiles; Partnerships; Work of the Service;
    • The bog turtle is the smallest turtle in North America. The species is protected under the Endangered Species Act and faces great threats from both poaching and habitat degradation as the wetlands where they live have disappeared dramatically over...
    • Cynthia Waggoner searches for bog turtles.

    • Similarity of Appearance (Threatened); Surveying; Reptiles; Partnerships; Work of the Service;
    • The bog turtle is the smallest turtle in North America. The species is protected under the Endangered Species Act and faces great threats from both poaching and habitat degradation as the wetlands where they live have disappeared dramatically over...
    • NC Wildlife Resources Commission volunteer April Florey searches for bog turtles.

    • Similarity of Appearance (Threatened); Surveying; Reptiles; Partnerships; Work of the Service;
    • The bog turtle is the smallest turtle in North America. The species is protected under the Endangered Species Act and faces great threats from both poaching and habitat degradation as the wetlands where they live have disappeared dramatically over...

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