The Return Of N. America’s Rarest Mammal

Natural History Wanderings

In the story Once Thought Extinct, North America’s Rarest Mammal May Bounce Back, National Geographic describes how a captive breeding program may help bring back the Black-footed Ferret Mustela nigripes. 35 years ago they were declared extinct. However, through a captive breeding program starting with 18 animals just under five hundred Black-footed Ferrets were released at twenty-five sites. Read full story at Once Thought Extinct, North America’s Rarest Mammal May Bounce Back.

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