Revisiting Extinction in National Parks: Mountain Caribou in Banff

  title={Revisiting Extinction in National Parks: Mountain Caribou in Banff},
  author={Mark Hebblewhite and Clifford A. White and Marco Musiani},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
On April 30, 2009 environmental groups released a na­ tional media story that said that the Banff Spring’s snail (Physella johnsonit), found solely in Banff National Park (BNP), Canada, was the only species out of 449 listed under the Canadian Species at Risk Act (Government of Canada 2002) to benefit from the full legally man­ dated conservation process. Ironically, on the same day in BNP’s backcountry. Parks Canada staff dug a dead cari­ bou iRangifer tarandus) out of a snow avalanche. This… 

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