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Northern Rockies Fishers One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection


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Northern Rockies Fishers One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

VICTOR, Idaho - In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity and allies, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that the Northern Rockies fisher, a rare and vanishing species, may warrant federal protection under the Endangered Species Act. Fishers are cat-like, medium-sized members of the weasel family with slender, brown bodies and long, bushy tails.

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