Judge Restores Protections for Grizzly Bears, Blocking Hunts

By | September 25, 2018

Grizzly bear. FLICKR USER NATHAN RUPERT

The Flathead Beacon reports that a U.S. judge has restored federal protections to grizzly bears in the Northern Rocky Mountains and blocked the first hunts planned for the animals in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades.

U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen’s order Monday came after he had twice delayed hunts in Wyoming and Idaho just as they were set to begin.

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Read the same article here at the Montana Public Radio website.

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