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The most anti-wildlife Congress in decades has gray wolves in their sights. Tell them to keep politics out of wolf recovery!

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There have been many victories under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) over the years. But quite a few did not come because our government did the right thing. They came because conservation groups like Defenders saw the government was failing to comply with the law and used the tool of last resort: the courts.