Wolves in Eastern and Central Oregon are being pulled off the Oregon Endangered Species List after a survey was done to ascertain whether they’ve made a big enough come-back to survive without being on that list. The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission said that wolves now number 81 east of the Cascades and that’s a big enough number that they should be cut loose from protections to see how they do.
But the ruling didn’t sit well with wolf supporters who contend there was little to no science behind the commission’s determination, revealing a blatant bias in favor of ranchers who have bitterly fought the re-release of wolves in their wild part of Oregon.
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