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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 April 6, 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: Donald Morin, Auburn, GA, PRT-099588

The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) taken in Namibia, for the purpose of the enhancement of the survival of the species.

Applicant: St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis, Missouri, PRT-098483

The applicant requests a permit to import one captive born male Somali wild ass (Equus africanus somalicus) from Germany for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

Applicant: Peter Lang, Safari West, Santa Rosa, CA, PRT-098660

The applicant requests a permit to import one male and one female live captive born cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) from the Cango Wildlife Ranch, South Africa for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

Applicant: Russell K. Tanaka, Honolulu, HI, PRT-097353

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: Anthony Battaglia, Moscow, ID, PRT-099297

The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus Start Printed Page 11022pygargus) 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: Texas Memorial Museum/University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, PRT-005834

The applicant requests a permit to export and re-import non-living museum specimens of endangered and threatened species previously accessioned into the applicant's collection for scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a five-year period.

Marine Mammals

The public is invited to comment on the following application for a permit to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. The application was 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 this application 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: Robert Daggett, PRT-099289

The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Lancaster Sound polar bear population in Canada for personal, noncommercial use.

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Dated: February 11, 2005.

Monica Farris,

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

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[FR Doc. 05-4357 Filed 3-4-05; 8:45 am]

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