Threatened Channel Island Foxes Make Comeback

March 12, 2015 5:52 PM

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The foxes live on the Channel Islands, off the coast of California, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will now review the status of several subspecies to ascertain whether they should be reclassified or removed from the endangered species list, writes Bob Berwyn for the Summit County Citizens Voice.

“Due to the remarkable success of the Endangered Species Act, recovery actions by land managers and conservation partners have led to dramatic population increases on all four islands since listing, effectively bringing the species back from the brink of extinction,” stated Steve Henry, field superv...

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