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  • Ghost of the Selkirks fading fast

    The last herd of mountain caribou in the U.S. is down to 30-some animals, and biologists and conservationists say lack of funds stalls rescue work.

  • Attention, wolves: I'm what's for dinner

    In the extremely unlikely event that any wolves reintroduced to Colorado began eating people, the writer says he would gladly volunteer to serve as a meal.

  • Buyout for bears

    Defenders of Wildlife and the Wyoming Wilderness Society are paying an Idaho sheep rancher to move to a different grazing allotment, so that grizzly bears can safely live on the original allotment.

  • Condor program laden with lead

    Endangered condors reintroduced in the West are dying, many from lead poisoning caused by the bullets in the carcasses they feed on.

  • Biologists caught in the crosshairs

    Seven wildlife biologists are in trouble for giving to a lab hair samples of what were supposed to be from wild Canada lynx in Washington but actually belonged to captive ones and a bobcat.

  • Will listing hurt the Colorado lynx?

    The Canada lynx is listed as threatened, but some fear the decision not to list the Southern Rockies lynx as a "distinct population segment" will hamper its recovery chances in Colorado.

  • Griz numbers a mixed bag

    Federal biologists say the threatened Yellowstone grizzly population is healthy and increasing, but conservationists say the bears still face many long-term risks.

  • Will the circle be broken?

    The state of Washington is considering logging circles of land set aside in 1997 as habitat for endangered spotted owls.

  • Bonneville trout denied protection

    For the third time, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has refused to grant the Bonneville cutthroat trout a place on the endangered species list.

  • Ferrets weasel onto public lands

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved a BLM plan to release endangered black-footed ferrets on 900 acres in Montana.

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