Endangered Ferrets Return to Fort Belknap

Black Footed Ferret, Photo: U.S. Geological Survey

This black-footed ferret reintroduction was a long time in the making. For years, we worked with tribal and conservation partners to establish a large enough colony of prairie dogs to support black-footed ferrets. As one of the most endangered animals in North America, reintroducting black-footed ferrets back to their native prairie is a wonderful step forward. 

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