Gallery: US Fish and Wildlife Service Declares Gray Wolves in Wyoming N...

 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that the gray wolf population in Wyoming has recovered to the point where they no longer warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This means that from September 30th on, wolves in the state will be “managed” under an approved plan. Unfortunately, this means that Wyoming is required to maintain only 10 breeding pairs of wolves and 100 animals. It also means farmers, hunters and anyone else can essentially shoot the wolves on sight.

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