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Latest News Wires California gray wolf protections mulled amid hunts elsewhere

California gray wolf populations haven't roamed in California for nearly a century. A commission in California postponed by three months a decision on whether to list the gray wolf as endangered so that more public comments could be heard.

By Scott SmithAssociated Press / April 17, 2014

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While much of the country has relaxed rules on killing gray wolves, California will consider protecting the species after a lone wolf from Oregon raised hopes the animals would repopulate their historic habitat in the Golden State.