10 Jul '11, 3pm

NEWS: Wolves Could Lose Federal Protection in Wyoming

In another blow to the wolf, the secretary of the interior, Ken Salazar, said Thursday that he had struck a deal with Gov. Matt Mead of Wyoming to take the state’s wolves off the endangered species list and out from under federal protection. Wyoming has long agitated to have the wolves delisted so that hunting could be broadened under state regulations. Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The gray wolf. In April, wolves became the first animal in the country to be delisted through legislative action when Congress attached a rider to a budget bill removing federal protection from wolves in the states of Montana and Idaho. The deal negotiated with Wyoming, announced at a joint news conference, requires the state to maintain 100 wolves and 10 breeding pairs outside Yellowstone Park. But as of the end of 2010, there were only 230 wolves outside national parks. So the accord wi...

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