The public is invited to comment on the following application(s) for a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species. This notice is provided pursuant to section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.). Written data, comments, or requests for copies of these complete applications should be submitted to the Director (address below) and must be received within 30 days of the date of this notice.
Applicant: Ronald L. Schauer, Danville, CA, PRT-051011
The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus dorcas) 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: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, Omaha, NE, PRT-051046.
The applicant requests a permit to export semen samples from captive born Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) to the University of Sydney, Australia, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through scientific research.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has information collection approval from OMB through March 31, 2004, OMB Control Number 1018-0093. Federal Agencies may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a current valid OMB control number.
Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203, telephone 703/358-2104 or fax 703/358-2281.Start Signature
Dated: December 14, 2001.
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 01-32057 Filed 12-28-01; 8:45 am]
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