You Oughta Know

Find endangered species in the U.S. online

Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.

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The record: An interactive database of endangered species in the United States.

Why you’d want it: To learn more about endangered animals.

Where you get it: Go to You’ll be able to search by county, state or species.

How much the record will cost: The information is free.

Deb Gruver