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Montana, Idaho send wolf hunting plans to feds

[large thumbnail url=”montana-idaho-send-wolf-hunting-plans-to-feds” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”09″ day=”30″] [thumbnail icon url=”montana-idaho-send-wolf-hunting-plans-to-feds” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”09″ day=”30″] In an attempt to get around the relisting of wolves in the states of Montana and Idaho, both are attempting to get approval for a so-called “conservation hunt” from the federal government.

BILLINGS, Mont. – Montana officials are seeking federal approval to kill 186 endangered gray wolves in a special “conservation hunt,” while neighboring Idaho wants permission to kill up to 50 of the predators that officials say are eating too many elk.

Documents released Monday detailed the states’ new plans to kill wolves despite a court ruling that restored their endangered species status.

Wildlife managers say the Aug. 5 ruling from U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy did not account for the growing impact of wolves on livestock and big game herds across the Northern Rockies…

Read the entire Associated Press article on news.yahoo.com: Montana, Idaho send wolf hunting plans to feds

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