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 January 22, 2008.
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 212, 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: Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita, KS, PRT-169707.
The applicant requests a permit to export one male captive-born Central American tapir (Tapirus bairdii) to the Zoologico de Chapultepec, Mexico for the purpose of enhancement of the species through captive breeding and conservation education.
Applicant: Dirk Arthur dba Stage Magic Inc., Las Vegas, NV, PRT-170290.
The applicant requests a permit to export and re-import “Selbit” a captive-born male leopard (Panthera pardus) to worldwide locations for the purpose of enhancement of the species through conservation education. 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.
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 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: William J. Muzyl, Gaylord, MI, PRT-169697.
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, noncommercial use.Start Signature
Dated: November 30, 2007.
Lisa J. Lierheimer,
Senior Permit Biologis, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. E7-24772 Filed 12-20-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-55-P