[Federal Register Volume 60, Number 169 (Thursday, August 31, 1995)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45491-45492]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 95-21565]



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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Fish and Wildlife Service


Notice of Receipt of Applications for Permit

    The following applicants have applied 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.):

PRT-805771

Applicant: Department of Biology, University of California, La 
Jolla, CA.

    The applicant requests a permit to import hairs from captive-held 
and captive-born bonobo (Pan paniscus) and chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) 
from zoos worldwide for the purpose of genetic research in support of 
conservation efforts.

PRT-805772

Applicant: Department of Biology, University of California, La 
Jolla, CA.

    The applicant requests a permit to import blood samples from 
ranched populations of Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis), 
saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) and Siamese/saltwater 
crocodile hybrids (C. porosus X C. siamensis) from Dr. Ratanakorn, 
Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, for the purpose of genetic 
research in support of international conservation efforts.

PRT-805773

Applicant: Department of Biology, University of California, La 
Jolla, CA.

    The applicant requests a permit to import small samples of ivory 
with attached tissue from legally confiscated tusks of Asian elephant 
(Elephas maximus) from the Royal Forest Department, Thailand for the 
purpose of genetic research in support of international and national 
conservation efforts.

PRT-805792

Applicant: Gerald McVeigh, Fortville, IN.

    The applicant requests a permit to purchase in interstate commerce 
one galapagos tortoise (Geochelone niger) from Central Florida Tortoise 
Farm, Cocoa, FL, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the 
species through propagation.

PRT-805733

Applicant: Duke University Primate Center, Durham, NC.

    The applicant requests a permit to export a pair of captive born 
crowned lemurs (Eulemur coronatus) to the Johannesburg Zoological 
Gardens, Johannesburg, South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of 
the survival of the species through propagation.

PRT-805900

Applicant: Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita, KS.

    The applicant request a permit to import one captive born male Amur 
leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) from the Assiniboine Park Zoo, 
Manitoba, Canada for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the 
species through propagation.

PRT-805303

Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

    The applicant requests an amendment to their permit application 
previously published in the August 9, 1995 Federal Register to import 
scent samples from wild, captive-held and captive-born giant panda 
(Ailuropoda melanoleuca) from worldwide sources for the purpose of 
scientific research.

PRT-805998

Applicant: Duke University Primate Center, Durham, NC.

    The applicant requests a permit to export a pair of captive born 
collared lemurs (Eulemur fulvus collaris) to the Sri Chamarajendra 
Zoological Gardens (Mysore Zoo), Karnataka, India, for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species through propagation.

PRT-805720

Applicant: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, AK.

    The applicant requests a permit to export Aleutian shield fern 
(Polystichum aleuticum) to the Royal Botanical Gardens, United Kingdom, 
to enhance the propagation and survival of the species. This 
notification covers activities conducted by the applicant for a five 
year period.

PRT-805543

Applicant: Herbert Atkinson, Roswell, NM.

    The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy 
of one bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus dorcas) culled from the captive 
herd maintained by Mr. F.W.M. Bowker, Jr, Thorn Kloof, Grahamstown, 
Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the 
survival of the species.

PRT-805532

Applicant: Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

    The applicant requests a permit to import DNA samples from 53 wild 
Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) from the University of Cambridge for the 
purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through 
scientific research.

PRT-700877

Applicant: Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI.

    The applicant requests a permit to export and re-import non-living 
museum specimens of endangered and threatened species of plants and 
animals previously accessioned into the permittee's collection for 
scientific research. The applicant also request to take (salvage) dead 
specimens of endangered and threatened species of wildlife within the 
Hawaiian Islands for accessioning into their collection.

PRT-805531

Applicant: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

    The applicant requests a permit to import samples of DNA extracted 
from blood from three of each of the following individuals: Goeldi's 
monkey (Callimico goeldii), Red uakari (Cacajao calvus calvus), Black 
headed uakari (Cacajao melanocephalus), Woolly spider monkey 
(Brachyteles arachnoides), Pied tamarin (Saguinus bicolor), Golden 
headed lion tamarin (Leontopithecus chrysomela), Black lion tamarin 
(Leontopithecus chrysopygus), Golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus 
rosalia) for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species 
through scientific research.
    Written data or comments should be submitted to the Director, U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Management Authority, 4401 North 
Fairfax Drive, Room 420(c), Arlington, Virginia 22203 and must be 
received by the Director within 30 days of the date of this 
publication.
    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 to the following office within 30 
days of the date of publication of this notice: U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, Office of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 
420(c), Arlington, Virginia 22203. Phone: (703/358-2104); FAX: (703/
358-2281).

 
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    Dated: August 25, 1995.
Caroline Anderson,
Acting Chief, Branch of Permits, Office of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 95-21565 Filed 8-30-95; 8:45 am]
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