Lynx Considered for Delisting

By | January 12, 2018

A young lynx and its mother walk on a Forest Service road in this file photo. (Chris Peterson/Hungry Horse News)

The Daily Inter Lake reports that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering removing the Canada lynx from Endangered Species Act protections. On Thursday, the agency said in a press release that, based on a recent scientific review of the animal’s status, it would begin crafting a proposed rule to delist the species…Controversy surrounding the animal looks set to continue. In a press release discussing the Species Status Assessment that prompted the agency’s decision, the Western Environmental Law Center claimed that “the administration has altered its content significantly to suggest delisting….WELC will sue the administration over this when the time comes.” Read the full article here.

Here’s the same story by Montana Public Radio.

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