US grizzlies, wolves unprotected?

This video from the USA says about itself:

29 January 2009

Visit to help stop [by now ex-] Governor Sarah Palin’s aerial-wolf killing program. Governor Palin continues to push extreme methods to kill wolves and bears, seeking to eliminate hundreds of wolves this season through Alaska’s aerial wolf killing program. Her state’s Board of Game has even approved the killing of young wolf pups in or near their dens, a controversial practice that was illegal until 2008.

From British daily The Guardian:

Grizzly bears and wolves may be taken off US protected species list

Obama administration plan to take iconic animals off endangered species list likely to be challenged by environmentalists

The black bear hunt in New Jersey will draw lots of attention, and though hunters still can sign up at this late date, anti-hunting groups still are trying to put it on hold: here.

Washington Post: U.S. may ease protection of wolves and grizzlies: What is your reaction? Here.

Alaska’s second-oldest documented eagle survives winters but falls to electric line: here.

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