Nonprofit Groups Sue U.S. Fish and Wildlife to Restore Louisiana Black Bear to Endangered Species List

From: The Advocate

“A national nonprofit group along with a number of Louisiana organizations and individuals have filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeking to have the Louisiana black bear put back on the list of endangered species. The bear, a sub-species of the American black bear, was named an endangered species in 1992 but was delisted as an endangered species by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2016. The federal agency said at the time that the Louisiana black bear species had been restored and that the delisting followed a comprehensive scientific review.”

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