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January 12, 2008 08:12AM
Mojave lizard may rate protection
The U.S. will study whether the Mojave fringe-toed lizard, which scientists say is being damaged by off-road vehicles in its habitat, merits federal protection
From the Associated Press

January 12, 2008

LAS VEGAS — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to study whether a lizard population in a stretch of Mojave Desert in eastern Nevada and western California should be listed as threatened or endangered. A notice published Thursday in the Federal Register begins a 12-month review of whether the Amargosa River population of the Mojave fringe-toed lizard merits federal protection.

Officials with the Center for Biological Diversity, who filed a petition in April 2006 seeking the review, called the study overdue........

[url[http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-lizard12jan12,1,431441.story?coll=la-headlines-nation[/url]

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