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Endangered Species|Candidate List Issued

WASHINGTON (CN) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued an updated list of species it may protect under the Endangered Species Act.

Included are candidates for protection and species proposed for addition to the Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants. All are U.S. native species.

The agency notes that the list, called the Candidate Notice of Review, may allow landowners and resource managers to alleviate threats to the plants and animals, possibly removing the need to list the species as endangered or threatened.

The notice recognizes five new candidates, changes the listing priority number for four candidates, and removes one species from candidate status. The total number of candidate species is 251.

The agency requests additional information for the 251 candidate species.

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