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Receipt of Applications for Permit

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AGENCY:

Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

SUMMARY:

The public is invited to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species and/or marine mammals.

DATES:

Written data, comments or requests must be received by March 3, 2005.

ADDRESSES:

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.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Division of Management Authority, telephone (703) 358-2104.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Endangered Species

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: San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, TX, PRT-098187.

The applicant requests a permit to import one male and one female captive-born cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus jubatus) from the De Wildt Cheetah Breeding Center, South Africa for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

Applicant: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs, CO, PRT-098356.

The applicant requests a permit to export biological samples (hair and blood) from live captive-born tapirs (Tapirus pinchaque) to the University of the Andes, Bogota, Columbia, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

Applicant: John Blaine, Missoula, MT, PRT-097566.

The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) 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: James E. Davidson, St. Augustine, FL, PRT-097137.

The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) 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.

Marine Mammals

The public is invited to comment on the following applications for a permit to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. The applications were submitted to satisfy requirements of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361, et seq.), and the regulations governing marine mammals (50 CFR Part 18). Written data, comments, or requests for copies of the complete applications or requests for a public hearing on these applications should be submitted to the Director (address above). Anyone requesting a hearing should give specific reasons why a hearing would be appropriate. The holding of such a hearing is at the discretion of the Director.

Applicant: Merle S. Barnaby, Caledonia, MI, PRT-097151.

The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Western Hudson Bay polar bear population in Canada for personal, non-commercial use.

Applicant: Gary S. Glesby, Houston, TX, PRT-097871.

The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Western Hudson Bay polar bear population in Canada for personal, non-commercial use.

Applicant: John A. Kemhadjian, Encino, CA, PRT-097152.

The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Foxe Basin polar bear population in Canada prior to February 18, 1997, for personal, non-commercial use.

Applicant: Leo Potter, Lake Geneva,WI, PRT-097575.

The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Western Hudson Bay polar bear population in Canada for personal use.

Applicant: John C. Mackay, Fairfield, CA, PRT-096951.

The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Baffin Bay polar bear population in Canada prior to February 18, 1997, for personal, non-commercial use.

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Dated: January 14, 2005.

Lisa J. Lierheimer,

Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.

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[FR Doc. 05-1851 Filed 1-31-05; 8:45 am]

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