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Feds Offering Protection To Snails

PHOENIX (CBS Las Vegas/AP) — Two types of snails native to eastern and southern Arizona are getting protection under the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week the designation of […]



Nevada Butterflies Kept Off ‘Endangered’ List

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Department of Interior says a subspecies of Nevada butterflies is endanger of extinction, but will not immediately be protected under the federal Endangered Species Act because of limited funding. A federal […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/08/2011