Recovery: Second Chance for Yankee Cottontails

For the most part, the American public has yet to grasp what McDowell and Litvaitis understood from the start and what fish and game bureaucrats have learned since 1983 — that imperiled species need to be saved not because they are “cute,” not because they are “beautiful,” not because they are useful, not because they are anything. Only because they are.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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Captive breeding has progressed to the point that New England cottontails are now being conditioned to the wild before release.