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WY – Wildlife – Eight grizzlies killed in past week and a half

CODY ENTERPRISE.COM October 8, 2018 – Wyoming hunters and Game and Fish killed eight bears in Park County alone in the past week and a half due to potentially dangerous human interactions. If Wyoming had been permitted to carry out its planned hunt of the Greater Yellowstone grizzly in September, 11 grizzlies or fewer could have been harvested throughout the Demographic Monitoring Area. A recent federal court decision returning the bears to Endangered Species Act protection meant Game and Fish had to consult with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service before six of the bears were euthanized.  [full article]

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