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tags: House Resolution 669, HR 669, The Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act, legislation, pets, politics Elektra, my female Solomon Islands eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus solomonensis. This is the smallest and most distinctively marked of all the subspecies of eclectus parrots. Image: GrrlScientist 4 July 2008 [larger view].

Saving the `Alalâ

tags: ‘Alala, Hawaiian Crow, Hawaiian Raven, Corvus hawaiiensis, endangered species, conservation One of the last wild-born `Alalâ to ever be photographed in the wild. Image: The Honolulu Advertiser. One of the rarest forest birds in the world, the critically endangered `Alalâ, or Hawaiian Crow, Corvus hawaiiensis, was awarded $14.3 million in conservation funding over the…

tags: HR669, pets, exotic animals, invasive species, pet animal trade, PetSmart, politics As expected, PetSmart has officially spoken out against HR 669. As a large corporation, you KNOW PetSmart has a flock of lawyers who are studying legislation such as this to make sure that laws are not enacted that would damage them or their…

Action Alert: HR 669 Fact Sheet

tags: HR669, pets, exotic animals, invasive species, politics [larger view] Feel free to download, email, print and distribute or post this fact sheet among your friends, colleagues, and the pet stores that you patronize.

HR 669: Pets in Peril

tags: HR 669, pets in peril, politics, nonnative animals, exotic animals, streaming video This interesting video discusses the potential repercussions of HR 669, The Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act, which is being heard by congress on 23 April 2009 [4:00]