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Our legal team works with biologists, regional experts and local conservation groups to protect endangered and threatened species and imperiled ecosystems.
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove Endangered Species Act protection for most gray wolves across the United States.
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Every animal needs a home. Defenders is working to protect wildlife habitats so each species has space to thrive.

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