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California considers protecting gray wolf ; state game commission to decide endangered status

A state board will consider granting the gray wolf endangered species status on Wednesday, giving it a chance at returning to California in significant numbers after a decades-long hiatus.Just one wolf from Oregon has been tracked in recent years crossing into Northern California, renewing interest in returning the species to a thriving population. The California Fish and Game Commission will vote on giving the wolf legal protections at a meeting in Ventura.Advocates such as Noah Greenwald of the Center for Biological Diversity are hopeful for the wolf's return."There's already one wolf here," Greenwald said Tuesday. "It's not going to be long until there's more."Ranchers remain opposed to the wolf's reintroduction."Wolves directly kill livestock and in addition to that they can cause disease and other harm from stress," such as weight loss in animals, said Kirk Wilbur, director of government relations for the California Cattlemen's Association.The last gray wolf in California was kill...

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