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ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered

YEAR PLACED ON LIST: 1976

CRITICAL HABITAT: None

RECOVERY PLAN: None

RANGE: Mexican states of Sinaloa and Nayarit, as well as portions of Sonora, Jalisco, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Nuevo León, Hidalgo, Morelos, Puebla, Tiaxcala, Tamaulipas, Michoacan, Guerrero, Veracruz, and Oaxaca

THREATS: Habitat destruction, rural development, illegal trapping and shooting, and militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border

POPULATION TREND: No population estimates are available.

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