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Pupfish Progress

Tiny endangered species still not far from extinction

05/12/2014

File photo of condoms being made in a factory. (Photo by PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Group To Hand Out Free Endangered Species Condoms

An environmental group plans to distribute 50,000 free condoms across the U.S. through the holiday season as part of a campaign aimed at calling attention to the impact of human population growth on wildlife.

12/24/2012

File photo of an ocelot. (Photo by ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Rare Ocelot Sighting In Huachuca Mountains

State wildlife officials say recent photographs taken by a hunter of an ocelot appear to show the endangered cat is the same one spotted in the Huachuca Mountains last year.

11/20/2012

File photo of a black-backed woodpecker. (credit: Sam Fried/GettyImages)

Protection Sought For Rare Woodpecker That Needs Forest Fires To Survive

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Smokey Bear has done such a good job stomping out forest fires the past half-century that a woodpecker that’s survived for millions of years by eating beetle larvae in burned trees […]

05/02/2012

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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