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Grizzlies delisted, hunting allowed outside Yellowstone

Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:51 am
by Koa
Yellowstone grizzlies can be hunted after endangered protections lifted
Associated Press, Jun. 22, 2017

Protections against hunting Yellowstone national park grizzly bears will be lifted this summer after US government officials ruled Thursday that the population is no longer threatened.

The delisting of the bears as an endangered species means that states would be allowed to plan limited bear hunts outside the park’s boundaries. Hunting bears inside Yellowstone would still be banned. The bears roam both inside and outside the park, and their range has been expanding as their numbers have grown.
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