U.S. proposes lifting protections for Yellowstone-area grizzlies

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Posted: Mar 03, 2016 4:48 PM

CODY, Wyo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed on Thursday stripping Endangered Species Act protections from the grizzly bear in and around Yellowstone National Park, saying the animal's numbers have rebounded sufficiently in recent decades.

(Reporting by Ruffin Prevost; Writing by Steve Gorman)