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Protections restored for grizzly bears; hunts blocked
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Published in 25-9-2018
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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) A U.S. judge ordered federal protections restored for grizzly bears in the Northern Rocky Mountains on Monday, a move that blocks the first grizzly hunts planned in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades. Wyoming and Idaho had been on the cusp of allowing hunters to kill up to 23 bears this fall. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen had twice delayed the hunts, and the latest order blocking them was due to expire later this week. The hunts would have been the first in U.S. outside Alaska since 1991. Christensen wrote in his ruling that the case was "not about the ethics of hunting.
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