Foreign Endangered Species; Receipt of Permit Applications, 2633-2635 [2022-00797]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 11 / Tuesday, January 18, 2022 / Notices Application No. Applicant Location Activity AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, ND, NH, NJ, NY, OK, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY. IL, KY, OH .................... Conduct presence/absence surveys, document habitat use, conduct population monitoring, and evaluate impacts. Capture with mist nests, handle, identify, radio-tag, band, and release. Amend and renew. Conduct presence/absence surveys, document habitat use, conduct population monitoring, and evaluate impacts. Capture with mist nests and harp traps, enter hibernacula, handle, identify, radio-tag, bio sample, and release. Renew. Conduct presence/absence surveys, document habitat use, conduct population monitoring, and evaluate impacts. Capture with mist nests and harp traps, handle, identify, radiotag, and release. Renew. Conduct presence/absence surveys, document habitat use, conduct population monitoring, and evaluate impacts. Capture bats with mist nests and harp traps, handle, identify, radio-tag, band, and release. Capture, handle, and release mussels, fish, Big Sandy crayfish, and American burying beetle. Renew. Goniela Iskali, Bloomington, IN. Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) Add new species: Gray bat (Myotis grisescens). TE217351 ......... Katrina Schultes, Nelsonville, OH. TE03495B ......... Kristina Hammond, Cheyenne, WY. Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), and gray bat (Myotis grisescens). Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), and gray bat (Myotis grisescens). TE049738 ......... Third Rock Consultants, LLC, Lexington, KY. Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), gray bat (Myotis grisescens), Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens), Big Sandy crayfish (Cambarus callainus), American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus), multiple mussel species, and multiple fish species. Public Availability of Comments khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Species TE99051B ......... Written comments we receive become part of the administrative record associated with this action. 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 request in your comment that we withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Moreover, all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. Next Steps If we decide to issue permits to any of the applicants listed in this notice, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:00 Jan 14, 2022 Jkt 256001 AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, ND, NH, NJ, NY, OK, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY. AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, VI, WI, WV. we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. Authority Lori Nordstrom, Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services. [FR Doc. 2022–00807 Filed 1–14–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications to conduct certain activities with species that are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such activities. The ESA also requires that we invite public comment before issuing permits for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species. We must receive comments by February 17, 2022. [Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2021–0141; FXIA16710900000–212–FF09A30000] Foreign Endangered Species; Receipt of Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Frm 00045 Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments. ACTION: DATES: Fish and Wildlife Service PO 00000 Permit action SUMMARY: We publish this notice under section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). AGENCY: Type of take 2633 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ADDRESSES: Obtaining Documents: The applications, application supporting materials, and any comments and other materials that we receive will be available for public inspection at http:// www.regulations.gov in Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2021–0141. E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1 2634 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 11 / Tuesday, January 18, 2022 / Notices Submitting Comments: When submitting comments, please specify the name of the applicant and the permit number at the beginning of your comment. You may submit comments by one of the following methods: • Internet: http:// www.regulations.gov. Search for and submit comments on Docket No. FWS– HQ–IA–2021–0141. • U.S. mail: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS–HQ– IA–2021–0141; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, MS: PRB/3W; 5275 Leesburg Pike; Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. For more information, see Public Comment Procedures under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, by phone at 703–358– 2185, via email at DMAFR@fws.gov, or via the Federal Relay Service at 800– 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Comment Procedures khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES A. How do I comment on submitted applications? We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing any of the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period. You may submit your comments and materials by one of the methods in ADDRESSES. We will not consider comments sent by email or fax, or to an address not in ADDRESSES. We will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES). When submitting comments, please specify the name of the applicant and the permit number at the beginning of your comment. Provide sufficient information 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. B. May I review comments submitted by others? You may view and comment on others’ public comments at http:// www.regulations.gov, unless our allowing so would violate the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) or Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:00 Jan 14, 2022 Jkt 256001 C. Who will see my comments? If you submit a comment at http:// www.regulations.gov, your entire comment, including any personal identifying information, will be posted on the website. If you submit a hardcopy comment that includes personal identifying information, such as your address, phone number, or email address, you may request at the top of your document that we withhold this information from public review. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Moreover, all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. II. Background To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected species, and in consideration of section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), we invite public comments on permit applications before final action is taken. With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits certain activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such activities. Permits issued under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA allow otherwise prohibited activities for scientific purposes or to enhance the propagation or survival of the affected species. Service regulations regarding prohibited activities with endangered species, captive-bred wildlife registrations, and permits for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species are available in title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations in part 17. III. Permit Applications We invite comments on the following applications. Endangered Species Applicant: Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park, Omaha, NE; Permit No. 82690D The applicant requests a permit to export two males and one female captive-born cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) to Yokohama Zoological Park— ZOORASIA, Yokohama, Japan, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single export. Applicant: Toledo Zoological Society, Toledo, OH; Permit No. PER0024280 The applicant requests a permit to export five males and five female PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 captive-bred ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) to Monarto Safari Park, Monarto South, South Australia, Australia, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single export. Applicant: Jeffrey Herschbach, Rocheport, MO; Permit No. PER0021709 The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male and one female scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) from a captive herd in Mexico, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single import. Applicant: Cherokee Exotic Adventures, Richmond, TX; Permit No. 82001D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for red lechwe (Kobus leche) to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Joseph Patinio, Henderson, NV; Permit No. 78720D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for Galapagos tortoise (Geochelone nigra) and Madagascar radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Friends of Topeka Zoo, Inc., Topeka, KS; Permit No. PER0025129 The applicant requests a permit to export one female captive-born Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) to Auckland Zoo, Auckland, New Zealand, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single export. Applicant: Virginia Safari Park and Preservation Center, Inc., dba Virginia Safari Park, Natural Bridge, VA; Permit No. PER0014869 The applicant requests a permit to import one male and one female captive-bred Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) from the Peruvian Jungle, Lima, Peru, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single import. Applicant: Russell Corbett-Detig, Santa Cruz, CA; Permit No. 85065D The applicant requests authorization to import scientific specimens of northern tiger cat (Leopardus tigrinus) E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 11 / Tuesday, January 18, 2022 / Notices and Geoffroy’s cat (Leopardus geoffroyi) collected in the wild in Port Alegre, Brazil, for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Lori Snook-Haas, Bolivar, OH; Permit No. PER0024437 The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for Madagascar radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Capron Park Zoo, Attleboro, MA; Permit No. 76158D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Common name Scientific name Rodrigues fruit bat .... Bush-tailed rat-kangaroo. Japanese crane ........ Black-and-white lemur Pteropus rodricensis. Bettongia penicillata. Red ruffed lemur ....... Ring-tailed lemur ....... Lion ........................... Lion ........................... Grus japonensis. Varecia variegata variegata. Varecia rubra. Lemur catta. Panthera leo leo. Panthera leo melanochaita. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Brenda Tapia, Supervisor, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2022–00797 Filed 1–14–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Enhancement of Survival Permit; Agricultural Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances (CCAA) for Lesser Prairie Chicken in Oklahoma Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments. IV. Next Steps After the comment period closes, we will make decisions regarding permit issuance. If we issue permits to any of the applicants listed in this notice, we Jkt 256001 We issue this notice under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and its implementing regulations. AGENCY: Applicant: Cherokee Exotic Adventures, Richmond, TX; Permit No. 82000D The applicant requests a permit authorizing the culling of excess red lechwe (Kobus leche) from the captive herd maintained at their facility, to enhance the species’ propagation and survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. 17:00 Jan 14, 2022 V. Authority [FWS–R2–ES–2021–N189; FXES111602C0000–212–FF02ENEH00] Applicant: University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL; Permit No. PER0025774 The applicant requests authorization to export and re-import nonliving museum specimens of endangered species 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 will publish a notice in the Federal Register. You may locate the notice announcing the permit issuance by searching http://www.regulations.gov for the permit number listed above in this document. For example, to find information about the potential issuance of Permit No. 12345A, you would go to regulations.gov and search for ‘‘12345A’’. We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of an application to amend the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation’s enhancement of survival permit and the associated Agricultural Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) for Lesser Prairie Chickens (LEPC) in Oklahoma. The application package includes the proposed amendment to the CCAA and a draft screening form pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). DATES: Submission of comments: We will accept comments received or postmarked on or before February 17, 2022. SUMMARY: ADDRESSES: Obtaining documents: You may obtain copies of the EOS application, proposed CCAA amendment, draft NEPA screening form, or other related documents on the internet at https:// www.fws.gov/southwest/es/oklahoma. Submitting comments: You may submit written comments by email to OKES_NEPA@fws.gov. Please note that PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2635 your comment is in reference to the above-referenced CCAA. For more information, see Public Availability of Comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John Hendrix, Acting Field Supervisor, Oklahoma Ecological Services Field Office, Tulsa, OK; telephone 918–581– 7458. Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 800–877–8337 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice advises the public that the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) has applied to the Service to amend their existing enhancement of survival (EOS) permit pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the associated Agricultural Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) for Lesser Prairie Chickens in Oklahoma. The permit application includes the CCAA amendment and the draft screening form supporting a categorical exclusion in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA; 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.). We are making the permit application package available for public review and comment. Background Under a CCAA, the participants voluntarily undertake management activities on their properties to enhance, restore, or maintain habitat benefiting species that are proposed for listing under the ESA, candidates for listing, or species that may become candidates or proposed for listing. Enhancement of survival permits are issued to the applicants in association with approved CCAAs to authorize incidental take of the covered species from conservation measures and ongoing activities on the enrolled lands that are identified in the CCAA. Through the CCAA and the associated EOS permit, the Service provides assurances to enrolled property owners that they will not be subjected to increased land use restrictions if the covered species become listed under the ESA in the future, provided certain conditions are met. Application requirements and issuance criteria for EOS permits for CCAAs are found in the Code of Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17.22(d)(2)(ii) and 17.32(d)(2)(ii), for species that may become listed as endangered and threatened under the ESA, respectively. See also the joint policy on CCAAs, which was published E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 11 (Tuesday, January 18, 2022)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2021-0141; FXIA16710900000-212-FF09A30000]


Foreign Endangered Species; Receipt of Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on applications to conduct certain activities with species that 
are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). With 
some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities with listed species 
unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such activities. The 
ESA also requires that we invite public comment before issuing permits 
for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any 
endangered species.

DATES: We must receive comments by February 17, 2022.

ADDRESSES: 
    Obtaining Documents: The applications, application supporting 
materials, and any comments and other materials that we receive will be 
available for public inspection at http://www.regulations.gov in Docket 
No. FWS-HQ-IA-2021-0141.

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    Submitting Comments: When submitting comments, please specify the 
name of the applicant and the permit number at the beginning of your 
comment. You may submit comments by one of the following methods:
     Internet: http://www.regulations.gov. Search for and 
submit comments on Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2021-0141.
     U.S. mail: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. 
FWS-HQ-IA-2021-0141; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, MS: 
PRB/3W; 5275 Leesburg Pike; Falls Church, VA 22041-3803.
    For more information, see Public Comment Procedures under 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, by phone at 703-358-
2185, via email at [email protected], or via the Federal Relay Service at 
800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Public Comment Procedures

A. How do I comment on submitted applications?

    We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies 
to comment on these applications. Before issuing any of the requested 
permits, we will take into consideration any information that we 
receive during the public comment period.
    You may submit your comments and materials by one of the methods in 
ADDRESSES. We will not consider comments sent by email or fax, or to an 
address not in ADDRESSES. We will not consider or include in our 
administrative record comments we receive after the close of the 
comment period (see DATES).
    When submitting comments, please specify the name of the applicant 
and the permit number at the beginning of your comment. Provide 
sufficient information 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.

B. May I review comments submitted by others?

    You may view and comment on others' public comments at http://www.regulations.gov, unless our allowing so would violate the Privacy 
Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) or Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552).

C. Who will see my comments?

    If you submit a comment at http://www.regulations.gov, your entire 
comment, including any personal identifying information, will be posted 
on the website. If you submit a hardcopy comment that includes personal 
identifying information, such as your address, phone number, or email 
address, you may request at the top of your document that we withhold 
this information from public review. However, we cannot guarantee that 
we will be able to do so. Moreover, all submissions from organizations 
or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as 
representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be 
made available for public disclosure in their entirety.

II. Background

    To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected 
species, and in consideration of section 10(c) of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), we 
invite public comments on permit applications before final action is 
taken. With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits certain activities with 
listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such 
activities. Permits issued under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA allow 
otherwise prohibited activities for scientific purposes or to enhance 
the propagation or survival of the affected species. Service 
regulations regarding prohibited activities with endangered species, 
captive-bred wildlife registrations, and permits for any activity 
otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species 
are available in title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations in part 
17.

III. Permit Applications

    We invite comments on the following applications.
Endangered Species
Applicant: Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park, Omaha, NE; Permit No. 
82690D
    The applicant requests a permit to export two males and one female 
captive-born cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) to Yokohama Zoological Park--
ZOORASIA, Yokohama, Japan, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation 
or survival of the species. This notification is for a single export.
Applicant: Toledo Zoological Society, Toledo, OH; Permit No. PER0024280
    The applicant requests a permit to export five males and five 
female captive-bred ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) to Monarto Safari 
Park, Monarto South, South Australia, Australia, for the purpose of 
enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification 
is for a single export.
Applicant: Jeffrey Herschbach, Rocheport, MO; Permit No. PER0021709
    The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy 
of one male and one female scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) from a 
captive herd in Mexico, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or 
survival of the species. This notification is for a single import.
Applicant: Cherokee Exotic Adventures, Richmond, TX; Permit No. 82001D
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for red lechwe (Kobus leche) to enhance the propagation 
or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Joseph Patinio, Henderson, NV; Permit No. 78720D
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for Galapagos tortoise (Geochelone nigra) and 
Madagascar radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance the 
propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Friends of Topeka Zoo, Inc., Topeka, KS; Permit No. 
PER0025129
    The applicant requests a permit to export one female captive-born 
Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) to Auckland Zoo, Auckland, 
New Zealand, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival 
of the species. This notification is for a single export.
Applicant: Virginia Safari Park and Preservation Center, Inc., dba 
Virginia Safari Park, Natural Bridge, VA; Permit No. PER0014869
    The applicant requests a permit to import one male and one female 
captive-bred Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) from the Peruvian Jungle, 
Lima, Peru, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of 
the species. This notification is for a single import.
Applicant: Russell Corbett-Detig, Santa Cruz, CA; Permit No. 85065D
    The applicant requests authorization to import scientific specimens 
of northern tiger cat (Leopardus tigrinus)

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and Geoffroy's cat (Leopardus geoffroyi) collected in the wild in Port 
Alegre, Brazil, for the purpose of scientific research. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.
Applicant: Lori Snook-Haas, Bolivar, OH; Permit No. PER0024437
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for Madagascar radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) 
to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.
Applicant: Capron Park Zoo, Attleboro, MA; Permit No. 76158D
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance the propagation 
or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

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                Common name                        Scientific name
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Rodrigues fruit bat.......................  Pteropus rodricensis.
Bush-tailed rat-kangaroo..................  Bettongia penicillata.
Japanese crane............................  Grus japonensis.
Black-and-white lemur.....................  Varecia variegata variegata.
Red ruffed lemur..........................  Varecia rubra.
Ring-tailed lemur.........................  Lemur catta.
Lion......................................  Panthera leo leo.
Lion......................................  Panthera leo melanochaita.
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Applicant: University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History, 
Gainesville, FL; Permit No. PER0025774
    The applicant requests authorization to export and re-import 
nonliving museum specimens of endangered species 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.
Applicant: Cherokee Exotic Adventures, Richmond, TX; Permit No. 82000D
    The applicant requests a permit authorizing the culling of excess 
red lechwe (Kobus leche) from the captive herd maintained at their 
facility, to enhance the species' propagation and survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.

IV. Next Steps

    After the comment period closes, we will make decisions regarding 
permit issuance. If we issue permits to any of the applicants listed in 
this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. You may 
locate the notice announcing the permit issuance by searching http://www.regulations.gov for the permit number listed above in this 
document. For example, to find information about the potential issuance 
of Permit No. 12345A, you would go to regulations.gov and search for 
``12345A''.

V. Authority

    We issue this notice under the authority of the Endangered Species 
Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and its implementing 
regulations.

Brenda Tapia,
Supervisor, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, 
Division of Management Authority.
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