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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Tiny Minnow Is 1st Fish Taken Off Endangered List

A tiny minnow that lives only in Oregon backwaters is the first fish ever taken off U.S. Endangered Species Act protection because it is no longer threatened with extinction.

CBS Seattle–02/04/2014

File photo of grizzly bears. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Agency Halts Grizzly Hunting, Says Death Rate ‘Not Scientifically Sustainable’

Sport hunting of grizzly bears will end Saturday in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge because too many bears have been killed this year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday.

10/28/2013

File image of a Breasted Roller (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

More Than 150 Accused In Online Wildlife Sales

Washington and Oregon were two of many states involved in “Operation Wild Web” — a sting to catch wildlife trafficking.

CBS Seattle–07/11/2013