Releasing Ferrets Into Their Prairie Home

May 8, 2015 - After acclimating to burrow systems and learning to hunt, captive-raised black-footed ferrets are finally prepared to live in the wild. Conservationists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service work with private landowners to allow these endangered carnivores to roam the prairies of Colorado, where they hope to ensure the recovery of the species as well as protect the grassland ecosystem.

Click here to learn about efforts to save the black-footed ferret.