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Court Used Wrong Standard for Bear Treatment (access required)

Two patrons, members of a local Cherokee tribe, who visited defendants’ Cherokee Bear Zoo had standing to sue the zoo and its owners under the Endangered Species Act for the zoo’s “taking” of its grizzly bears by housing the bears in a small concrete pit with no shade or vegetation; however, the 4th Circuit says ...