[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 38 (Thursday, February 26, 2004)]
[Notices]
[Page 8984]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-4294]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service


Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

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SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with endangered species and/or marine 
mammals.

DATES: Written data, comments or requests must be received by March 29, 
2004.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with these 
applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of 
the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who 
submits a written request for a copy of such documents within 30 days 
of the date of publication of this notice to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, 
Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203; fax 703/358-2281.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Division of Management Authority, 
telephone 703/358-2104.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Endangered Species

    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: Steven R. Leigh, Urbana, IL, PRT-079994.
    The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from 
mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) collected from a semifree-ranging colony 
in Gabon, for scientific research. This notification covers activities 
to be conducted by the applicant over a five-year period.
    Applicant: Mitchel Kalmanson, World Wide Exotic Talent Agency, 
Maitland, FL, PRT-079894.
    The applicant requests a permit to export two male and two female 
captive-born tigers (Panthera tigris) to Deep Down Discovery/Ocean 
World, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, for the purpose of enhancement 
of the species through conservation education.

Marine Mammals

    The public is invited to comment on the following applications for 
a permit to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. The 
applications were 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: Allen Dearmond, Baton Rouge, LA, PRT-083232 and 083284.
    The applicant requests permits to import two polar bears (Ursus 
maritimus) sport hunted from the Western Hudson Bay polar bear 
population in Canada for personal use.

    Dated: February 13, 2004.
Michael S. Moore,
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management 
Authority.
[FR Doc. 04-4294 Filed 2-25-04; 8:45 am]
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