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October 3, 2019

Lower 48 caribou listed as endangered

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials have announced protections for woodland caribou and their habitat in the lower 48 states not quite a year after the last caribou using that habitat was captured and relocated farther north in Canada.

The decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday following an environmental lawsuit means caribou might eventually return to northern Idaho and Washington.


 
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