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Action timeline

November 9, 2009 – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided that the Florida Bonneted bat was a “candidate” for listing under the Endangered Species Act.

July 12, 2011 – The Center reached a landmark agreement with the Fish and Wildlife Service that mandated protection decisions for 757 species, including the Florida bonneted bat.

October 3, 2012 – As part of our historic settlement agreement, the Service proposed Endangered Species Act protection for the Florida bonneted bat.

December 3, 2012 – The Center filed comments supporting the listing of the Florida bonneted bat as endangered.

Florida bonneted bat courtesy Wikimedia Commons/Kathleen Smith