The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service protected the Dolphin and Union caribou, a population of caribou inhabiting the Arctic regions of Canada’s northern territories and better known as “reindeer,” as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. This specific population of caribou inhabits the Arctic regions of Canada’s northern territory. The endangered listing restricts trade in Dolphin and Union caribou in the United States and will become effective January 12, 2023.
FWS Announces ESA Protection for Reindeer
Excerpt from Animal Law Digest: US Edition: Issue 169