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Lesser Prairie-Chicken Endangered Species Act Listing Process Information


The determination of whether to list the species as threatened or endangered will depend on the full assessment of the status of the lesser prairie-chicken in light of the five ESA listing factors: 1. the present or threatened destruction, modification, or curtailment of habitat or range; 2. overutilization for commercial,recreational, scientific, or education purposes; 3. disease or predation; 4. the inadequacy of existing regulatory mechanisms; and 5. other natural or manmade factors.

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