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Federal judge blasts Fish and Wildlife Service, says endangered wolves cannot be shot

From The Washington Post:

The critically endangered American red wolf might have been saved from extinction Monday.

In a scathing court decision Monday, a federal judge in North Carolina ripped the Interior Department’s management of the last red wolf population in the wild, saying that an agency sworn to uphold a congressional mandate to preserve the animals violated it over and over, and even gave private landowners the right to shoot them.

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