Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Four Pacific fishers have been released into the northern Sierra Nevada mountains. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, “the four stubby-legged mammals were released by California Department of Fish and Game biologists as part of an innovative effort to reintroduce the weasel family species to a region they were driven out of 100 years ago.”  Read more in this Wildlife Roundup.
Photo: USFS Region 5

Four Pacific fishers have been released into the northern Sierra Nevada mountains. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, “the four stubby-legged mammals were released by California Department of Fish and Game biologists as part of an innovative effort to reintroduce the weasel family species to a region they were driven out of 100 years ago.”  Read more in this Wildlife Roundup.

Photo: USFS Region 5

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    On one hand this is great- yay reintroductions! on the other hand this was done primarily as a result of a scare that...
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    Species re-introduction at its finest.
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    coooool! Cool cool. cool.
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    Four Pacific fishers have been released into the northern Sierra Nevada mountains.
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