Incredibly Dangerous Predator Retains Federal Protection

DENVER — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a halt this week to its proposal to remove official government protections for gray wolves, the largest member of the canine family. Hunters and farmers had sought to take the wolves off the Endangered Species List, which, they say, was “unjustifiably shielding this monstrous death-machine from the fate it deserves.” Following protests by…