From the Daily Herald in Provo, Utah:

After four and a half decades of federal protection, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services announced last month its plans to remove protections of the gray wolf and delist the animal from the Endangered Species Act.

In a press release published Oct. 29, the agency announced the gray wolf, which nearly went extinct in the U.S. in the early 1900s, had “exceeded all conservation goals for recovery.”

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