In this title, unless the context otherwise requires:
...16. “Endangered species” means any species whose prospects of survival or recruitment within the state are in jeopardy due to any of the following factors:
a. The destruction, drastic modification, or severe curtailment of its habitat.
b. Its overutilization for scientific, commercial, or sporting purposes.
c. The effect on it of disease, pollution, or predation.
d. Other natural or manmade factors affecting its prospects of survival or recruitment within the state.
e. Any combination of the foregoing factors.
The term also includes any species classified as endangered pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973, Public Law 93-205....
50. “Species” includes any subspecies of wildlife and any other group of wildlife of the same species or smaller taxa in common spatial arrangement that interbreed when mature.
51. “Threatened species” means any species which is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future and includes any species classified as threatened pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973, Public Law 93-205...
58. “Wildlife” means any member of the animal kingdom including any mammal, fish, bird (including any migratory, nonmigratory, or endangered bird for which protection is also afforded by treaty or other international agreement), amphibian, reptile, mollusk, crustacean, or other invertebrate, and includes any part, product, egg, or offspring thereof, or the dead body or parts thereof. Wildlife does not include domestic animals as defined by section 36-01-00.1 or birds or animals held in private ownership.
Citation: NDCC, 20.1-01-02.