North America

July 2007
Wildlife Professional (Allen Press);Jul2007, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p12
This section offers a look at various events and issues related to wildlife in North American regions. Researchers who are studying the effects of climate change on wildlife speculate that the Baltimore oriole are heading to Philadelphia. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recommended that the endangered Florida manatee be reclassified as threatened. Carcasses of several bottlenose dolphins were found ashore on the beaches of Galveston and Jefferson counties in February and March 2007.


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