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[Federal Register: August 22, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 164)]
[Notices]
[Page 49698-49699]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr22au08-95]

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-IA-2008-N0209; 96300-1671-0000-P5]


Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

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SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications
to conduct certain activities with endangered species.

DATES: Written data, comments or requests must be received by September
22, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with these

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applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of
the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who
submits a written request for a copy of such documents within 30 days
of the date of publication of this notice to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,
Room 212, Arlington, Virginia 22203; fax 703/358-2281.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Division of Management Authority,
telephone 703/358-2104.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Endangered Species

The public is invited to comment on the following applications for
a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species. This
notice is provided pursuant to Section 10(c) of the Endangered Species
Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq. ). Written data,
comments, or requests for copies of these complete applications should
be submitted to the Director (address above).

Applicant: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Fish and Wildlife
Forensics Laboratory, Ashland, OR, PRT-053639.

The applicant requests renewal of a permit to export/re-export and
import/re-import any endangered or threatened species for the explicit
purpose of forensics activities which will directly or indirectly
enhance the survival of the species in the wild. This notification
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a five-year
period.

Applicant: Metro Richmond Zoo, Moseley, VA, PRT-189831.

The applicant requests a permit to import two male captive-bred
cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) from the De Wildt Cheetah Breeding Center,
South Africa for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the
species.

Applicant: Cincinnati Zoo, Cincinnati, OH, PRT-185761.

The applicant requests a permit to import various biological
samples from captive-held and wild Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus
sumatrensis) from the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary, Indonesia for the
purpose of scientific research and veterinary health evaluation. This
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a
five year period.

Applicant: Martin K. Slaugh, Salt Lake City, UT, PRT-189851.

The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy
of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a
captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of
South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the
species.

Dated: July 25, 2008.
Lisa J. Lierheimer,
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division Management
Authority.
[FR Doc. E8-19523 Filed 8-21-08; 8:45 am]

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For the cats,

Carole Baskin, CEO of Big Cat Rescue
an Educational Sanctuary home
to more than 100 big cats
12802 Easy Street Tampa, FL 33625
813.493.4564 fax 885.4457

http://www.BigCatRescue.org MakeADifference@BigCatRescue.org

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