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Petition to List the Black-tailed Prairie Dog as an Endangered or Threatened Species Under the Endangered Species Act

August 1, 2007
WildEarth Guardians
In This Release
Wildlife   Black-tailed prairie dog
With this petition, the groups hereby formally request that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (“FWS”) take immediate steps to issue a rule listing the black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) as Endangered or Threatened throughout its historic range, and to designate Critical Habitat.

Read the petition introduction and summary (PDF)

Read the petition (PDF)