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    • Rhino horns

    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Rising global demand for rhino horn – both for alleged medicinal value and ornamental use – has led to an epidemic of poaching in Africa, as well as theft and illegal trade in rhino horns from museums and private collections. Illegal...
    • Rhino horns

    • Animal industry; Water management; Wildlife restoration; Work of the Service;
    • Rising global demand for rhino horn – both for alleged medicinal value and ornamental use – has led to an epidemic of poaching in Africa, as well as theft and illegal trade in rhino horns from museums and private collections. Illegal...
    • John Brooks oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Employees (USFWS); Law enforcement; Management; Pet trade;
    • Oral history interview with John Brooks. Interviewer identified as "MM" or Mark Madison. Refuges; Wildlife;
    • Fishes of the Middle West.

    • History; Fishes; Fisheries management; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Commercial fishing; Aquatic environments;
    • Original format booklet
    • Wildlife inspector

    • Law enforcement; International affairs; Employees (USFWS);
    • General brochure about wildlife inspection as a career. Wildlife inspectors of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service are the front-line defense against the illegal wildlife trade, a criminal enterprise that threatens species worldwide. These...
    • West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Policies; Work of the Service; Marine mammals;
    • Christopher Columbus was the first European to report seeing a manatee in the New World. To Columbus, and other sailors who had been at sea for a long time, manatees were reminiscent of mermaids—the mythical half-fish, half-woman creatures of the...
    • Wildlife inspector

    • Employees (USFWS); Endangered and/or threatened; International affairs; Law enforcement; Personnel; Work of the Service
    • This is a brochure describes the roles and responsibilities of United States Fish and Wildlife Service wildlife inspectors. It gives information on what must be done to pursue a career as a wildlife inspector.
    • Laborador tea

    • Vegetation; Wildlife refuges;
    • Labrador Tea leaves are brewed as a medicinal tea by Native Eskimo. Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge; YUDE Gallery
    • Purple Coneflower

    • Flowering plants; Plants;
    • Close up of a purple and white flower with red and yellow center. Found in fields and along road sides. A popular garden favorite and can be used for medicinal purposes. A main source of food for butterflies and in the fall birds feed on the seed...

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