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Animal protection advocates warn the wild horse is on the verge of going extinct in North America for the second time in 13,000 years. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Federal Protection Sought For Wild Horses

Question hings on definition of “native species.”

06/28/2014

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Oil Fracking Project In Nevada Sage Grouse Habitat Approved

Federal land managers have approved an oil project involving fracking in a portion of northeast Nevada identified as an essential habitat.

06/21/2014

File photo of a snail. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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 […]

04/17/2012

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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

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