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ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed

PETITIONED: 2004

RANGE: Poorly known; believed to include only the tip of southern Pinal County

THREATS: Destruction of habitat from agriculture and urban sprawl

POPULATION TREND: Much of the range of the Tucson shovel-nosed snake has not been recently or systematically surveyed, but where surveys have occurred, they indicate a sharp decline.

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