CONSERVATION STATUS AND REINTRODUCTION OF THE ENDANGERED AMERICAN BURYING BEETLE

@article{Amaral1997CONSERVATIONSA,
  title={CONSERVATION STATUS AND REINTRODUCTION OF THE ENDANGERED AMERICAN BURYING BEETLE},
  author={Michael Amaral and Andrea J. Kozol and Thomas W. French},
  journal={Northeastern Naturalist},
  year={1997},
  volume={4},
  pages={121}
}
The American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus), listed as endangered in 1989, is one of only about 30 species of insects protected under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. In the eastern United States, the site of the only remnant population of the species is Block Island, Rhode Island. The first reintroduction of the American burying beetle occurred on Penikese Island, Mas? sachusetts from 1990-1993 using captive-raised and wild beetles translocated from Block Island. Annual monitoring… 
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