20 May '11, 1am

Found! Five New Populations of Endangered Species - Endangered Species Day is May 20:

Hope gave way to despair in the mid 1990s with the disappearance of more than 200 black-footed ferrets released in cooperation with FWS by Wyoming Fish and Game Department scientists in southeastern Wyoming’s Shirley Basin. The most endangered mammals in North America, the last known wild black-footed ferrets were taken into captivity in 1987 and bred for eventual release back into the wild. The disappearance of the Shirley Basin ferrets—the first and largest of 17 release sites—was attributed to outbreaks of plague and distemper. The diseases kill not only ferrets but also the prairie dogs that make up the bulk of their prey. In 1997 biologists found only five ferrets at Shirley Basin, so the department shifted its priorities elsewhere.

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