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#35 - CITES Protects Native Species
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#35 - CITES Protects Native Species
Countdown to CoP16: In addition to the multitude of exotic wildlife that CITES protects, it also conserves many species native to the U.S., including the red-tailed hawk. The Red-tailed Hawk can survive in a variety of habitats and altitudes, including deserts, grasslands, forests, agricultural fields and urban areas. It lives throughout the North American continent. In addition to its protection under CITES, it is also listed in the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Red-tailed Hawk. Taken by Ken Slade (CC BY-NC 2.0), Southlake, Texas, 2010.
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