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The black-footed ferret is critically endangered, partially due to the eradication of prairie dog habitat, which the rely on for survival.

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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — In an effort to expand their range, federal officials are looking at creating new habitats across Arizona and New Mexico for Arizona’s endangered black-footed ferrets.

By Brooke Newman, Cronkite News July 13, 2021
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Endangered species take center stage at Colorado Plateau forum
Awareness, partnerships key to preserving species unique to the region

The Grand Canyon is home to one of the nation’s most biologically diverse on the North American continent, hosting five of the seven life zones within its 8,000-foot elevation change from rim to river.

By Erin Ford May 2, 2017