USFWS Reconsidering Protecting Wolverines

Image Credit:  US Dept. of Transportation

Image Credit: US Dept. of Transportation

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will likely reconsider its decision to deny protection to wolverines under the Endangered Species Act.  This reconsideration is part of a pending settlement of a lawsuit brought by wildlife groups challenging the original denial.  According to some estimates, approximately 500 wolverines live in the lower 48 states.

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