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Wolf wars.

Wyoming has filed a federal lawsuit to try to force the federal government to accept a state management plan for wolves that would include classifying them as predators. The state plan calls for leaving wolves alone in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, allowing trophy hunting in areas next to the parks, and allowing them to be shot on sight as predators elsewhere. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service first rejected the state's plan in 2004. This July, the federal government formally rejected Wyoming's petition to remove wolves from the federal list of threatened and endangered species. There are about 310 wolves in the state.
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Title Annotation:STATELINE; lawsuit to accept state management plan for wolves
Publication:State Legislatures
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1U8WY
Date:Jan 1, 2007
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