TITLE

NO SAFE REFUGE

AUTHOR(S)
Di Silvestro, Roger
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
National Wildlife (World Edition);Dec2006/Jan2007, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at how illegal immigrants, drug trafficking, and theft rings are making U.S. protected lands along the border with Mexico hazardous for both wildlife and people. The Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge are all lands set aside to protect desert wildlife and wilderness habitat. Cabeza and Organ Pipe are home to the Sonoran pronghorn, an endangered species, and Buenos Aires was established to help protect the endangered masked bobwhite quail. INSET: ENDEAVORS FOR THE ENDANGERED.
ACCESSION #
23296656

 

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