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Threatened Species Status with Section 4(d) Rule for Egyptian Tortoise (Final)
Mar. 30, 2023
USFWS are listing the Egyptian tortoise (Testudo kleinmanni; syn. Testudo werneri), a terrestrial tortoise from Libya, Egypt, and Israel, as a threatened species with a rule issued under section 4(d) of the ESA. The rule issued under section 4(d) of the Act provides measures that are necessary and advisable to provide for the conservation of this species. This rule is effective 1 May 2023. POC is Bridget Fahey, Chief, Division of Conservation and Classification, Ecological Services, USFWS, MS: ES, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803; tele: 703–358–2171. (Federal Register 30 March 2023 [Rule] Pages 19004-19017).

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