29 species may need federal protection
SALT LAKE CITY — Twenty-nine species in more than 20 states — from a rare beach-dwelling plant in Yellowstone National Park to a caddis fly in Nebraska — may need federal protections to avoid extinction, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.The agency said Tuesday that 20 plants, six snails, two insects and a fish may warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act but in-depth studies are needed first. The decision...
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