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.Start Printed Page 65728
Written data, comments or requests must be received by December 22, 2003.
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 applications 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: AZA Rhinoceros Taxon Advisory Group, c/o Buffalo Zoo, Buffalo, NY
The applicant is requesting an amendment and renewal of their permit to allow for the export/re-export of biological samples taken from captive-held/captive-born Great Indian 1-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) to the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a five-year period.
Applicant: International Center for the Preservation of Wild Animals, d.b.a. The Wilds, Cumberland, OH
The applicant requests a permit to import one female captive-born Great Indian 1-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) from the Toronto Zoo, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through captive propagation and conservation education.
Applicant: Michael B. Nice, San Jose, CA
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.Start Signature
Dated: November 7, 2003.
Charles S. Hamilton,
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 03-29109 Filed 11-20-03; 8:45 am]
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