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Lawsuit Filed to Save Endangered Southwestern Songbird
Center for Biological Diversity
October 2nd, 2013
The Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audubon today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture and APHIS, the department’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, over their failure to safeguard an endangered native songbird, the southwestern willow flycatcher, from the impacts of the agency’s deliberate release of an exotic beetle that is destroying the bird’s habitat in parts of Utah, Arizona and Nevada. Read on to find out more.
Photo courtesy of USFWS