Saturday, March 19, 2011

Wolves Lose Endangered Status

Gray wolves will lose federal protection in two states. The species' endangered status will be lifted and hunting will resume in Idaho and Montana under a settlement reached by wildlife advocates and the Interior Department, according to the Los Angeles Times.  Facing mounting pressure from Congress over gray wolves, wildlife advocates reached an agreement with the Department of Interior on Friday to lift the species' federal protections in Montana and Idaho and allow hunting to resume. Click here to read more.
Hunting Allowed In Montana, Idaho

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