Despite Opposition, Wyoming Approves Hunt of Grizzlies

On Wednesday, the commission overseeing the Wyoming Game and Fish Department voted 7-0 to go ahead with a hunt of up to 22 grizzly bears this fall outside Yellowstone and Teton National Parks; This, in spite of receiving more than 185,000 public comments opposing the hunt after it was proposed in March.

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Endangered Species Recovers, in Rare Good News for Bats

With bats — important pollinators and insect pest controllers — under siege from white-nose syndrome, the Chiroptera animal order got some rare good news Tuesday, when the Fish and Wildlife Service said the lesser long-nosed bat has recovered sufficiently to be removed from the endangered species list.

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