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Threatened and Endangered Animals of New York

New York Animals Protected by the Endangered Species Act


Threatened and Endangered Animals of New York

Gray Wolf (Canis lupus).

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The following list is an adaptation of data published at the The US Fish & Wildlife Service's Endangered Species Program Website. For the most current data, please refer to US Fish & Wildlife Service database (TESS).

Bat, Indiana (Myotis sodalis)
Beetle, American burying (Nicrophorus americanus)
Butterfly, Karner blue (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)
Curlew, Eskimo (Numenius borealis)
Lynx, Canada (Lynx canadensis)
Plover, piping (Charadrius melodus)
Puma (=cougar), eastern (Puma (=Felis) concolor couguar)
Sea turtle, green (Chelonia mydas)
Sea turtle, hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata)
Sea turtle, Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Sea turtle, leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea)
Sea turtle, loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
Snail, Chittenango ovate amber (Succinea chittenangoensis)
Sturgeon, shortnose (Acipenser brevirostrum)
Tern, roseate (Sterna dougallii dougallii)
Tiger beetle, northeastern beach (Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis)
Turtle, bog (=Muhlenberg) northern (Clemmys muhlenbergii)
Wedgemussel, dwarf (Alasmidonta heterodon)
Whale, finback (Balaenoptera physalus)
Whale, humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Whale, right (Balaena glacialis (incl. australis))
Wolf, gray (Canis lupus)


US Fish & Wildlife Service. 'Threatened and Endangered Species (New York)' (On-line), The Endangered Species Program. Accessed April 30, 2008.

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