Thursday, August 14, 2008

U.S. Fish and WIldlife proposes protections for Florida salamanders

As reported at Tampa Bays 10, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is dividing flatwood salamanders into two species: frosted and reticulated. USFWS is proposing that land in Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia be considered critical habitat for the salamanders. Additionally, USFWS wants reticulated flatwoods salamanders to be classified as endangered.

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