In a reversal of Obama-era regulations, the Trump administration is close to finalizing changes to the way bears and other animals can be hunted in Alaska. “The changes will allow hunters to draw black bears, including cubs and females with cubs, out of their dens with artificial light; to use bait to attract black and brown bears; to hunt wolves and coyotes during the denning season and to shoot caribou while they are swimming or from motorboats.” Advocates say the changes are a “matter of states rights;” conservationists call them “amazingly cruel.”

 

 

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