Endangered species are animal popluations which might be vulnerable to extinction. The construction of pipelines has an analogous impact on land animals, stopping predators from accessing areas containing their prey, or isolating animals from other members of their species, thus decreasing the amount of genetic material out there to the inhabitants as an entire.
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Columbian White-tailed Deer, Odocoileus virginianus leucurus.Standing: Endangered within the area surrounding the Columbia River, although into account for downgrading to ‘threatened’ standing, and delisted … Read More