8:00am

Sat May 7, 2011
Animals

Grey Wolves Lose Endangered Status, For Good?

Under pressure from hunters, ranchers and farmers, Congress removed the Rocky Mountain grey wolf from the endangered species list in Montana, Idaho and parts of Washington and Oregon this week, much to the consternation of environmentalists and animal-rights groups. Host Scott Simon speaks with reporter Jim Robbins about the first-ever act of Congress to remove an animal from the endangered species list.