Giving the Black-Footed Ferret a Helping Hand
Thanks to years of human interference on the American prairie, including farming and the introduction of disease, the black-footed ferret was pushed to the edge of extinction. Until the US Fish and Wildlife service stepped in. Through their captive breeding program, this integral piece to the prairie habitat’s complex ecosystem is making a come back. And, quite honestly, it couldn’t be any more encouraging or cuter.