A Pennsylvania man was indicted after allegedly illegally importing a species of fish that "can move across land" with the potential to "wipe out the native species that inhabit freshwaters of the United States."
State and tribal governments will manage protections for the species once the new classification goes into effect.
The report found that the U.S. imported nearly 23 million whole animals and animal body parts in this period.
"The extinction crisis gets worse by the day, but Trump officials are twiddling their thumbs as plants and animals fade away," said Noah Greenwald from the Center for Biological Diversity.
A joint effort by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, the Kentucky Division of Fish and Wildlife, and the U.S. Forest Service is scheduled to begin this month to eradicate the non-native feral hogs from the park.
Aurelia Skipworth has ties to an organization with a history of railing against the Endangered Species Act.
Earlier this month, the Trump administration finalized changes to a set of regulations which would diminish the protections afforded to threatened species.
The legacy of homesteading has created a curious kind of invasive species.
The fisher, a rare mammal the size of a cat, is at risk from eating poisoned rats on pot farms
Bison bison athabascae are larger than their southern cousins, the buffalo.