A grizzly bear walks near Frying Pan Spring in Yellowstone National Park. (National Park Service/Jim Peaco)

CODY—For nearly five decades the grizzly population emanating from Yellowstone National Park has pulsed farther and farther outward, reclaiming old haunts where humans wiped out their forebears in the early 20th century.

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Heather Bertucci

Part of the ESA states that part of what is needed for w species tonbe delisted is for the species AND IT'S habitat be able to be sustained in the future. With the further spread of people, climate disaster, and the further desecration of public lands by corrupt GOP members' influences, Grizzly populations on a 30 year projection are far from recovered and if you follow the science, likely they would never be wnle to be taken off the ESL.

Bryan Mick

Heather you are one hilarious individual. The bears have recovered to twice the delisting quota. It's time to manage them like Wyoming effectively manages wolves.

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