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Judge Restores Grizzly Bears' Protections As Endangered Species

The ruling blocks planned hunting of grizzlies. Judge Dana Christensen said the federal government didn't use the best available science when it took them off the threatened-species list last year.

A federal judge has restored Endangered Species Act protections for grizzly bears living around Yellowstone National Park.

In his , U.S. District Court Judge Dana Christensen said the federal government didn't use the best available science when it removed the bears from the threatened-species list last

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