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Fisher making a comeback in Washington State
Posted by David Havilandon August 26, 2013 at 6:40 am (267 social interactions)
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A weasel-like mammal that saw its numbers in Washington state dwindle to nothing over the past century is in the midst of a comeback. Wildlife officials reintroduced 90 fishers to the Olympic peninsula a few years ago, and are now preparing a plan to possibly reintroduce more of the cat-sized carnivores to Mount Rainier and North Cascades national parks.