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Endangered Species

IUCN Purple Listing Of Threatened Species

endangered speciesThe Department of Parks is the steward of more than 18,000 acres of land and as such is the biggest single manager of natural assets in the county. These protections embrace captive breeding, habitat safety, wildlife underpass building and the introduction of Texas cougars to prevent inbreeding. We’re presently helping to develop a system for rewarding early conservation by way of using credits” issued by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

Standing Evaluations have been drafted by the Wildlife Diversity Program employees for all state threatened or endangered species to summarize what is understood about the species in the state, to establish delisting or downlisting targets if current knowledge permits that step, and to listing monitoring and analysis needs.

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Endangered Species

Why coronavirus quarantine is making your cat or dog act weird

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Cat Health Services

Livestock coronavirus illnesses represent a very low threat for human infection and disease (and aren’t COVID-19). However, other infectious disease of livestock are zoonotic, or ailments that can be transmitted between humans and animals. Salmonellosis, brucellosis, ringworm, rabies, tuberculosis, cryptosporidiosis, and Q fever are examples of zoonotic illness. These infections still stay important considerations when interacting with horses and livestock and emphasize the importance of routine biosecurity and rigorous hand hygiene after any contact with animals. If your pet has been exposed to a person with COVID-19 and develops a respiratory illness, please focus on this with a veterinarian.

The International Pet and Animal Transportation Association (IPATA) strongly suggests all pet homeowners who’re relocating or touring with … Read More