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.
Written data, comments or requests must be received by September 13, 2006.
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: University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, PRT-124346
The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from Verreaux's sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) collected in the wild in Madagascar, for scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a five-year period.
Applicant: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, PRT-132043
The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) collected in the wild in Tanzania, for scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a five-year period.
Applicant: Ferdinand and Anton Fercos Hantig, Las Vegas, NV, PRT-765658, 809334
The applicant requests permits to export a captive-born tiger (Panthera tigris) and a captive-born leopard (Panthera pardus) to worldwide locations for the purpose of enhancement of the species through conservation education. The permit numbers and animals are: 765658, ‘Indy’; and 809334, ‘Sarina.’ This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a three-year period and the import of any potential progeny born while overseas.Start Signature
Dated: July 21, 2006.
Michael S. Moore,
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. E6-13239 Filed 8-11-06; 8:45 am]
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