Burying beetle issue is still on the burner



Remember the American Burying Beetle?  At one time the government classified it as endangered when only a small population of the large scavenging beetle had been found in eastern Oklahoma and an island off the coast of Rhode Island.

Now the Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity says it will file suit over the government’s decision to reclassify the bug as “threatened” instead of “endangered,” reported the Associated Press.

Click here to read the AP story and how it might affect Oklahoma and other states.

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