Stories tagged with: American Burying Beetle

July 6, 2011 - 1:31pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

It is an exciting step for conservation efforts at The Wilds in Cumberland as they release over one hundred American Burying Beetles into the wild.

The American Burying Beetle is the first insect to be listed as a federally protected endangered species and completely disappeared from Ohio in 1974.

"For some reason this species has been out competed or something has happened to cause their numbers to decline," explained Wildlife Biologist at Wayne National Forest Lynda...

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