Anyone know how to make bulletproof vests for wolves?

Those howls you hear? They're mourning cries.

Yes, they've gone and done it. The Bush Administration today announced that gray wolves in the Northern Rockies will lose their protected status under the Endangered Species Act.

The move came as no surprise. Yesterday, Montana went ahead and announced the dates for its first wolf hunting season.

Environmental groups, obviously, plan to sue to block the delisting. Hunters and cattle farmers, meanwhile, are no doubt stocking up on ammo.

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