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The habitat of the federally endangered Santa Anna River woolystar (Eriastrum densifolium ssp. sanctorum).

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The habitat of the federally endangered Santa Anna River woolystar (Eriastrum densifolium ssp. sanctorum).

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The habitat of the federally endangered Santa Anna River woolystar (Eriastrum densifolium ssp. sanctorum).

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The habitat of the federally endangered Santa Anna River woolystar (Eriastrum densifolium ssp. sanctorum).

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A federally endangered juvenile male Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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A federally endangered juvenile male Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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A federally endangered juvenile male Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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A federally endangered juvenile male Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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A federally endangered female Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates), nibbles on some cheese.

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A federally endangered female Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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A federally endangered female Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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A federally endangered female Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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This condominium complex, as well as developing houses and feral cats pose a severe risk to the already federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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As part of a population survey, a member of USFWS holds a federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered juvenile male Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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A federally endangered juvenile male Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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A federally endangered juvenile male Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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A federally endangered juvenile male Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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A federally endangered juvenile male Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates).

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The habitat of the federally endangered Iowa Pleistocene snail (Discus macclintocki).

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Fragmentation of fragile habitat has added to the woes of the once-hardy desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizi). They are collected from soon-to-be-developed lands and sent to a center where they are adopted, euthanized (if ill), or used for research.

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South of Los Angeles the implacable sprawl of single-family homes like these has reached critical mass. Or so think local environmentalists, who are challenging new developments to safeguard dwindling parcels of coastal sage scrub, habitat of the California gnatcatcher. Increasingly, developers compromise by setting aside land for imperiled species.

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Aerials of the Jonah Field in the Green River Basin, Wyoming. A once-wild area that’s now an industrial zone due to natural gas drilling. Sage grouse, mule deer and pronghorn antelope habitat has mostly been ruined here, with no end in sight as the drilling increases across the Pinedale Anticline, the large mesa that caps the gas deposits.

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Aerials of the Jonah Field in the Green River Basin, Wyoming. A once-wild area that’s now an industrial zone due to natural gas drilling. Sage grouse, mule deer and pronghorn antelope habitat has mostly been ruined here, with no end in sight as the drilling increases across the Pinedale Anticline, the large mesa that caps the gas deposits.

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