TITLE

Recon

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Mother Jones;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents statistics related to endangered species in the U.S., as of January 2006. Since the Endangered Species Act was passed in 1973, only nine of the 1,290 species listed as endangered have gone extinct. 234 species made the endangered list under former President George Bush, and 39 under President George W. Bush. Each year, cars hit at least 1.5 million deer.
ACCESSION #
19334213

 

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