Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, 76171-76173 [2013-29760]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 241 / Monday, December 16, 2013 / Notices Public Availability of Documents You can view or obtain the final CCP, including the FONSI, as indicated under ADDRESSES. Dated: September 30, 2013. Wendi Weber, Regional Director, Northeast Region. [FR Doc. 2013–29832 Filed 12–13–13; 8:45 a.m.] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2013–N283; FXIA16710900000–145–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities. DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before January 15, 2014. ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358–2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Public Comment Procedures A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted applications? Send your request for copies of applications or comments and materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication date, the PRTnumber, and the name of the applicant in your request or submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an email or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email address in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond to your request electronically. VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:51 Dec 13, 2013 Jkt 232001 Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include sufficient information with your comments to allow us to authenticate any scientific or commercial data you include. The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those supported by quantitative information or studies; and (2) Those that include citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. We will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES). B. May I review comments submitted by others? Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the street address listed under ADDRESSES. The public may review documents and other information applicants have sent in support of the application unless our allowing viewing would violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. II. Background To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected species, and in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), along with Executive Order 13576, ‘‘Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and Accountable Government,’’ and the President’s Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies of January 21, 2009—Transparency and Open Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), which call on all Federal agencies to promote openness and transparency in Government by disclosing information to the public, we invite public comment on these permit applications before final action is taken. PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76171 III. Permit Applications A. Endangered Species Applicant: Dragonwood Conservancy, Eustis, FL; PRT–47027A The applicant requests amendment of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to include Cuban ground iguana (Cyclura nubila nubila), Grand Cayman blue iguana (Cyclura lewisi), and Cayman Brac ground iguana (Cyclura nubila caymanensis) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Theresa Aronson, Sudbury, MA; PRT–21858B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: University of Illinois, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Maywood, IL; PRT–21469B The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) in Kigoma, Tanzania, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species and scientific research on the incidence of disease in the wild population. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Memphis Zoological Garden, Memphis, TN; PRT–671021 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families and species, to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Family: Bovidae Canidae Cebidae Cercopithecidae Equidae Felidae (does not include jaguar, margay or ocelot) Hominidae Hylobatidae Lemuridae Rhinocerotidae Columbidae Falconidae Gruidae Psittacidae (does not include the thickbilled parrot) E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 76172 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 241 / Monday, December 16, 2013 / Notices Rallidae Sturnidae (does not include Aplonis pelzelni) Boidae (does not include Mona boa or Puerto Rican boa) Columbidae Crocodylidae (does not include the American crocodile) Testudinidae Varanidae Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Pygmy slow loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus) Jackass penguin (Spheniscus demersus) Spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii) Aquatic box turtle (Terrapene coahuila) Applicant: San Antonio Zoological Garden, San Antonio, TX; PRT–680140 pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The applicant requests renewal and amendment of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families and species, to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Family: Bovidae Canidae Cebidae Cercopithecidae Cervidae Equidae Felidae (does not include jaguar, margay or ocelot) Hylobatidae Lemuridae Macropodidae Rhinocerotidae Tapiridae Cathartidae Gruidae Psittacidae (does not include thickbilled parrot) Sturnidae (does not include Aplonis pelzelni) Threskiornithidae Alligatoridae Boidae (does not include Mona or Puerto Rican boas) Crocodylidae (does not include American crocodile) Iguanidae Testudinidae Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) Parma wallaby (Macropus parma) Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) Pink pigeon (Nesoenas mayeri) Aquatic box turtle (Terrapene coahuila) Spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii) VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:51 Dec 13, 2013 Jkt 232001 Komodo monitor (Varanus komodoensis) Aruba island rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus unicolor) Japanese giant salamander (Andrias japonicus) Asian bonytongue (Scleropages formosus) Applicant: Ox Ranch, Uvalde, TX; PRT– 10867B The applicant requests renewal and amendment of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to include the following species: Grevy’s zebra (Equus grevyi), Asian wild ass (Equus hemionus), African wild ass (Equus africanus), Przewalski’s horse (Equus przewalskii), bontebok (Damaliscus p. pygargus), seladang (Bos gaurus), banteng (Bos javanicus), and anoa (Bubalus depressicornis) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Wade Plouvier, Jacksonville, NC; PRT–17686A The applicant requests renewal and amendment of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species: golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba), Vinaceous parrot (Amazona vinacea), blue-throated parakeet (Pyrrhura cruentata), and blue-throated macaw (Ara glaucogularis) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Adrian Cieslak, Wallace, SC; PRT–19311B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for African dwarf crocodile (Osteolaemus tetraspis), Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis), Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus), yacare caiman (Caiman yacare), and brown caiman (Caiman crocodilus fuscus) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Paul Bodnar, Cuyahoga Falls, OH; PRT–030006 The applicant requests amendment of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to include the following families and species: Crocodilidae and spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii), yellow-spotted river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis), Cuban ground iguana (Cyclura nubila nubila), PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Grand Cayman blue iguana (Cyclura lewisi), and Jamaican boa (Epicrates subflavus) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Edward Hitchler, Comfort, TX; PRT–18991B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for addax (Addax nasomaculatus) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Edward Hitchler, Comfort, TX; PRT–18992B The applicant requests a permit authorizing interstate and foreign commerce, export, and cull of excess addax (Addax nasomaculatus) from the captive herd maintained at their facility, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. This notification covers activities over a 5-year period. Applicant: Geoffrey Ridder; Utopia, TX; PRT–00030B The applicant requests a permit to export the sport-hunted trophy/trophies of one Scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) culled from a captive herd maintained in the state of Texas, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Close-Up Creatures, LLC, Naples, FL; PRT–19478A The applicant requests renewal and amendment of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Species: Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) Black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata) Red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra) Leopard (Panthera pardus) Anoa (Bubalus depressicornis) South American tapir (Tapirus terrestris) Golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba) Indian python (Python molurus molurus) Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 241 / Monday, December 16, 2013 / Notices Applicant: University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute, Lawrence, KS; PRT–677648 The applicant requests a renewal of their permit to export and re-import non-living museum specimens of endangered and threatened species of plants and animals previously accessioned into the applicant’s collection, for scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Multiple Applicants The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: David Bahl, Elkhorn, WI; PRT–21782B Applicant: Wallace Phillips, College Station, TX; PRT–22136B Applicant: Lynn Stinson, Escalon CA; PRT–22134B Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2013–29760 Filed 12–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R3–ES–2013–N272; FXES11130300000F3–145–FF03E00000] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability of permit applications; request for comments. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (Act) prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: We must receive any written comments on or before January 15, 2014. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:51 Dec 13, 2013 Jkt 232001 Send written comments by U.S. mail to the Regional Director, Attn: Karl Tinsley, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, 5600 American Blvd. West, Suite 990, Bloomington, MN 55437–1458; or by electronic mail to permitsR3ES@fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karl Tinsley, (612) 713–5330. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Background We invite public comment on the following permit applications for certain activities with endangered species authorized by section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and our regulations governing the taking of endangered species in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR part 17. Submit your written data, comments, or request for a copy of the complete application to the address shown in ADDRESSES. Permit Applications Permit Application Number: TE21829B. Applicant: Larisa J. Bishop-Boros, Rochester, NY. The applicant requests a permit to take (capture and release, with additional authorization for: (a) hibernacula or maternity roost cave entry; (b) salvage dead specimens; (c) capture with harp traps; (d) collection of hair, fecal samples, and wing biopsy punches; and (e) light-tagging) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), Virginia big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), and Ozark big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) within the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania,, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE62286A. Applicant: Jason B. Whittle, Cuyahoga Falls, OH. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and release, with additional authorization for: (a) Capture with harp trap, and (b) collection of hair, wing biopsy punches, and fungal lift tape and/or swab samples) Indiana bats within the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76173 Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The proposed activity is for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE21831B. Applicant: Katherine L. Caldwell, Ball State University, Muncie, IN. The applicant requests a permit to take (capture and release, with additional authorization for: (a) Collection of hair, wing biopsy punches and fungal lift tape and/or swab samples; and (b) salvage dead specimens) Indiana bats and Northern long-eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) on Morgan-Monroe and Yellowwood State Forests in Brown, Monroe, and Morgan Counties, IN. The applicant requests additional authorization to enter winter hibernacula in the State of Illinois. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE06797A. Applicant: Rod D. McClanahan, Anna, IL. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and release) Indiana bats, gray bats, Virginia bigeared bats, Ozark big-eared bats, and Northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus) within the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The proposed activities are for the enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE06778A. Applicant: USDA Forest Service, Shawnee National Forest (Rod McClanahan, P.I.), Vienna, IL. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and release; salvage dead specimens) Indiana bats and gray bats on federal lands within the States of Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Ohio. Proposed activities are aimed at enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE09947B. Applicant: Missouri Department of Conservation (David Herzog, P.I.), Jackson, MO. The applicant requests a permit to take (capture and release) pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) in the Mississippi River Basin, the Middle Mississippi River (MMR, between the confluences of the Missouri and Ohio Rivers, Upper Mississippi River miles 0–200), and the lower Mississippi River E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N283; FXIA16710900000-145-FF09A30000]


Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities 
with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species 
Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal 
authorization is acquired that allows such activities.

DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before 
January 15, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 
22203; fax (703) 358-2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358-2104 
(telephone); (703) 358-2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Public Comment Procedures

A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted 
applications?

    Send your request for copies of applications or comments and 
materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed 
under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication 
date, the PRT-number, and the name of the applicant in your request or 
submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an email 
or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email address 
in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond 
to your request electronically.
    Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. 
Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in 
this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include 
sufficient information with your comments to allow us to authenticate 
any scientific or commercial data you include.
    The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and 
likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those supported by 
quantitative information or studies; and (2) Those that include 
citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. We 
will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we 
receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments 
delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES).

B. May I review comments submitted by others?

    Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will 
be available for public review at the street address listed under 
ADDRESSES. The public may review documents and other information 
applicants have sent in support of the application unless our allowing 
viewing would violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. 
Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other 
personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware 
that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

II. Background

    To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected 
species, and in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), along with 
Executive Order 13576, ``Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and 
Accountable Government,'' and the President's Memorandum for the Heads 
of Executive Departments and Agencies of January 21, 2009--Transparency 
and Open Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), which call on all 
Federal agencies to promote openness and transparency in Government by 
disclosing information to the public, we invite public comment on these 
permit applications before final action is taken.

III. Permit Applications

A. Endangered Species

Applicant: Dragonwood Conservancy, Eustis, FL; PRT-47027A
    The applicant requests amendment of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to include Cuban ground iguana 
(Cyclura nubila nubila), Grand Cayman blue iguana (Cyclura lewisi), and 
Cayman Brac ground iguana (Cyclura nubila caymanensis) to enhance the 
species' propagation or survival. This notification covers activities 
to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Theresa Aronson, Sudbury, MA; PRT-21858B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba) to enhance the 
species' propagation or survival. This notification covers activities 
to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: University of Illinois, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, 
Maywood, IL; PRT-21469B
    The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from 
chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) in Kigoma, Tanzania, for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species and scientific research on 
the incidence of disease in the wild population. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.
Applicant: Memphis Zoological Garden, Memphis, TN; PRT-671021
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families and 
species, to enhance the species' propagation or survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.

    Family:

Bovidae
Canidae
Cebidae
Cercopithecidae
Equidae
Felidae (does not include jaguar, margay or ocelot)
Hominidae
Hylobatidae
Lemuridae
Rhinocerotidae
Columbidae
Falconidae
Gruidae
Psittacidae (does not include the thick-billed parrot)

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Rallidae
Sturnidae (does not include Aplonis pelzelni)
Boidae (does not include Mona boa or Puerto Rican boa)
Columbidae
Crocodylidae (does not include the American crocodile)
Testudinidae
Varanidae

    Species:

Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Pygmy slow loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus)
Jackass penguin (Spheniscus demersus)
Spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii)
Aquatic box turtle (Terrapene coahuila)
Applicant: San Antonio Zoological Garden, San Antonio, TX; PRT-680140
    The applicant requests renewal and amendment of their captive-bred 
wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families 
and species, to enhance the species' propagation or survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.


    Family:
Bovidae
Canidae
Cebidae
Cercopithecidae
Cervidae
Equidae
Felidae (does not include jaguar, margay or ocelot)
Hylobatidae
Lemuridae
Macropodidae
Rhinocerotidae
Tapiridae
Cathartidae
Gruidae
Psittacidae (does not include thick-billed parrot)
Sturnidae (does not include Aplonis pelzelni)
Threskiornithidae
Alligatoridae
Boidae (does not include Mona or Puerto Rican boas)
Crocodylidae (does not include American crocodile)
Iguanidae
Testudinidae

    Species:

Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki)
Parma wallaby (Macropus parma)
Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa)
Pink pigeon (Nesoenas mayeri)
Aquatic box turtle (Terrapene coahuila)
Spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii)
Komodo monitor (Varanus komodoensis)
Aruba island rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus unicolor)
Japanese giant salamander (Andrias japonicus)
Asian bonytongue (Scleropages formosus)
Applicant: Ox Ranch, Uvalde, TX; PRT-10867B
    The applicant requests renewal and amendment of their captive-bred 
wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to include the following 
species: Grevy's zebra (Equus grevyi), Asian wild ass (Equus hemionus), 
African wild ass (Equus africanus), Przewalski's horse (Equus 
przewalskii), bontebok (Damaliscus p. pygargus), seladang (Bos gaurus), 
banteng (Bos javanicus), and anoa (Bubalus depressicornis) to enhance 
the species' propagation or survival. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Wade Plouvier, Jacksonville, NC; PRT-17686A
    The applicant requests renewal and amendment of their captive-bred 
wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species: 
golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba), Vinaceous parrot (Amazona 
vinacea), blue-throated parakeet (Pyrrhura cruentata), and blue-
throated macaw (Ara glaucogularis) to enhance the species' propagation 
or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Adrian Cieslak, Wallace, SC; PRT-19311B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for African dwarf crocodile (Osteolaemus tetraspis), 
Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis), Nile crocodile (Crocodylus 
niloticus), yacare caiman (Caiman yacare), and brown caiman (Caiman 
crocodilus fuscus) to enhance the species' propagation or survival. 
This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant 
over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Paul Bodnar, Cuyahoga Falls, OH; PRT-030006
    The applicant requests amendment of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to include the following families 
and species: Crocodilidae and spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys 
hamiltonii), yellow-spotted river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis), Cuban 
ground iguana (Cyclura nubila nubila), Grand Cayman blue iguana 
(Cyclura lewisi), and Jamaican boa (Epicrates subflavus) to enhance the 
species' propagation or survival. This notification covers activities 
to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Edward Hitchler, Comfort, TX; PRT-18991B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for addax (Addax nasomaculatus) to enhance the species' 
propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Edward Hitchler, Comfort, TX; PRT-18992B
    The applicant requests a permit authorizing interstate and foreign 
commerce, export, and cull of excess addax (Addax nasomaculatus) from 
the captive herd maintained at their facility, for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Geoffrey Ridder; Utopia, TX; PRT-00030B
    The applicant requests a permit to export the sport-hunted trophy/
trophies of one Scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) culled from a 
captive herd maintained in the state of Texas, for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species.
Applicant: Close-Up Creatures, LLC, Naples, FL; PRT-19478A
    The applicant requests renewal and amendment of their captive-bred 
wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, 
to enhance the species' propagation or survival. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.

    Species:

Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta)
Black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata)
Red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra)
Leopard (Panthera pardus)
Anoa (Bubalus depressicornis)
South American tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba)
Indian python (Python molurus molurus)
Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus)
Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata)
Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra)

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Applicant: University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute, Lawrence, KS; 
PRT-677648
    The applicant requests a renewal of their permit to export and re-
import non-living museum specimens of endangered and threatened species 
of plants and animals previously accessioned into the applicant's 
collection, for scientific research. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Multiple Applicants
    The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-
hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) 
culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of 
the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the 
survival of the species.
Applicant: David Bahl, Elkhorn, WI; PRT-21782B
Applicant: Wallace Phillips, College Station, TX; PRT-22136B
Applicant: Lynn Stinson, Escalon CA; PRT-22134B

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2013-29760 Filed 12-13-13; 8:45 am]
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