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Plan to remove gray wolves from Endangered Species Act sparks battle

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and environmentalists are at war over the agency's latest plan to strip gray wolves of their federal protections and turn management of the often-reviled predators over to states and tribes.

"If the agency's proposal gets finalized, we will see them in court," Michael Robinson, a spokesman for the Center for Biological Diversity said on Wednesday. "Delisting is simply out of the question."

Surprisingly, however, in the latest chapter of a

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