Wildlife Activists Plan Complaints To Guard Yellowstone Grizzlies : The Two-Way : Npr

Grizzlies have been protected under the Endangered Species Act since 1975, when only 136 of them lived in the Yellowstone region, The Associated Press reports.
Sportsmen’s Alliance President and CEO Evan Heusinkveld called the move to remove the endangered species act protections “one of the greatest conservation stories in North America.
Wildlife Activists Plan Lawsuits To Protect Yellowstone GrizzliesEnlarge this image toggle caption Jim Urquhart/AP Jim Urquhart/APAdvocates for Yellowstone National Park’s grizzly bears filed notice Friday that they’re prepared to sue to reverse the bears’ recent removal from the endangered species list.
That step is required under the Endangered Species Act and is intended to give the agency a chance to address the groups’ concerns before they file a lawsuit.
“Pro-hunting groups have advocated for the delisting, which effectively allows hunting of the bear.

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