101 Freeway Crossing to Give P-22, Other Wildlife Room to Roam — KTLA

Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city. P-22 is seen in a photo provided by the the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area on May 2, 2019. Famous for traveling across two freeways…

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Grizzlies Have Recovered, Officials Say; Now Montanans Have To Get Along With Them — News : NPR

A healthy population of grizzlies in and around Glacier National Park means the bear may soon come off the endangered species list. But more bears mean more confrontations with humans.(Image credit: Montana Fish and Wildlife and Parks, via AP)

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Trump’s next target? The endangered species that define America

“To weaken protections for our unique animals in favor of industry is short-term thinking at its very worst.

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 Bald eagles, grizzly bears and alligators have been brought back from the brink of extinction thanks to the Endangered Species Act. Photograph: Bob Strong/Reuters

 

The Trump administration and its conservative allies in Congress have consistently touted their efforts to “free” the American economy by rolling back regulations. The vice-president, Mike Pence, has said that the administration will deregulate so aggressively that we should all “buckle up”. Pence must have forgotten that seatbelts were instituted as a safety regulation that has saved countless people from injury and death.”

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New Study Explores the Range Collapse of Asiatic Cheetahs — The Jaguar

Introduction The Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus) is in dire straits. There may be as few as 50 individuals left, placing this Critically Endangered subspecies on the brink of extinction. Accompanying the Asiatic cheetah’s decline has been a dramatic range reduction. While it once inhabited lands from Sinai to India, the Asiatic cheetah is now […]

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