Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
Notice of receipt of applications for permit.
The public is invited to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species and/or marine mammals.
Written data, comments or requests must be received by October 10, 2002.
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; fax 703/358-2281.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Division of Management Authority, telephone 703/358-2104.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
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 above).
Applicant: Los Angeles Zoo, Los Angeles, CA, PRT-056734.
The applicant requests a permit to export a male Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii) to the Zoological Gardens of Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan, for the purpose of enhancement of the propagation of the species.
Applicant: William R. Chaney, Argyle, TX, PRT-061371.
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: Hollywood Animals and Animal Rentals Unlimited, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, PRT-059922 and 059924.
The applicant requests a permit to export, re-export, and re-import African leopards (Panthera pardus) to/from worldwide locations to enhance the survival of the species through conservation education. This notification covers activities conducted by the applicant over a three year period.
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.Start Signature
Dated: August 16, 2002.
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 02-22904 Filed 9-9-02; 8:45 am]
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