Federal Register: December 21, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 245)
DOCID: fr21de07-104 FR Doc E7-24772
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Fish and Wildlife Service
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.
Receipt of Applications for Permit
DATES: Written data, comments or requests must be received by January 22, 2008.
The public is invited to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species and/or marine mammals.
Endangered and threatened species and marine mammal permit applications, determinations, etc.,
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, PRT169707.
The applicant requests a permit to export one male captiveborn 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 reimport ``Selbit'' a captiveborn 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 threeyear 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, PRT169697.
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.
Dated: November 30, 2007.
Lisa J. Lierheimer,
Senior Permit Biologis, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Division of Management Authority, telephone 703/3582104.