Hunting, predatory animal-zone killing could resume following ruling from D.C. judges.
National Park superintendent worries the proposed removal of federal protection for grizzly bears could diminish wildlife watching in the world’s first national park.
Fish and Wildlife Service rejects claims it is not involving Native Americans in Yellowstone grizzly decision.
In delisting comments, agency says 24,000-acre Rockefeller parkway should be off limits to grizzly hunting.
The country’s top wildlife official wrote state game chiefs in September agreeing the Yellowstone-area grizzly bear population could decline to 600 — 114 fewer than today’s count of 714 — once federal protections are lifted.
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