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Threatened Species Status for Emperor Penguin With Section 4(d) Rule (Final)
Nov. 2, 2022
USFWS determine threatened species status under the ESA for the emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri), a flightless bird species from Antarctica. This rule adds the species to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife. They also finalize a rule issued under the authority of section 4(d) of the Act that provides measures that are necessary and advisable to provide for the conservation of this species. This rule is effective 25 November 2022. POC is Elizabeth Maclin, Chief, Branch of Delisting and Foreign Species, Ecological Services Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, MS: ES, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-3803 (tele 703-358-2171). (Federal Register 26 October 2022 [Rule] Pages 64700-64720).

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