Endangered Species Act: One Law We Need Changed Now

Carly Brasseux // September 1

The Exotic Wildlife Association is currently attempting to get U.S. captive-bred, non-native hoofstock that are currently listed as endangered in their native countries out from under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The bill focuses on five animals that they can prove actually have more numbers than the three species did when they started that endeavor. They include the Barasingha, Grevy’s zebra, Eld’s deer, Arabian oryx, and red lechwe.

Once listed on the endangered species list, it’s virtually impossible to take an animal off. Non-native and exotic species are now being added to this list.

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About the Author

Carly Brasseux

Carly Brasseux is a determined and passionate freelance outdoor writer, published author, business owner and social media/marketing consultant based in Texas. In a world where women are the fastest growing segment of the hunting population, she is a major proponent of those women wanting to learn more about the outdoors and hunting. Her handle, Miss Pursuit, is an expression of her enthusiasm for all things outdoors, from educating women through her experiences learning to hunt over the last decade, to getting out with her kids to explore the wild. Her expertise in social media and marketing, as well as her vast network of people in the outdoor industry, have given her the influence to make an impact for years to come. Member of the Mule Deer Foundation, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, Stewards of the Wild and the Texas Wildlife Association.