Endangered Species Act

Animal adventurer Donald Schultz appears before entering a glass box filled with 50 deadly snakes outside O'Sheas Casino on the Las Vegas Strip Jan. 17, 2010 in Las Vegas. 
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Donald Schultz Of ‘Wild Recon’ Pleads Guilty To Selling Rare Lizards

Donald Schultz, the former host of Animal Planet’s “Wild Recon” show, admitted Tuesday that he sold two endangered Iranian desert monitor lizards without a permit. Schultz pleaded guilty in federal court in Los Angeles to violating the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. attorney’s office said.


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Great White Sharks Now Protected Under Calif.’s Endangered Species Act

Beginning Friday, great white sharks will be protected under California’s Endangered Species Act.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/01/2013

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Great White Sharks Get Endangered Species Protections…For Now

The most feared predator in the ocean received new protections today when a California commission decided the great white shark should be studied as a potential endangered species.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2013

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Environmental Group To Sue Feds Over SoCal Frog

An environmental group says it plans to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on allegations that the agency failed to develop a recovery plan for the endangered Southern California mountain yellow-legged frog.