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Grizzly bears currently inhabit about 4 percent of their historic range, but a proposal from the Center for Biological Diversity suggests that the government should work to reintroduce them to the Southwest. (Map courtesy the Center for Biological Diversity)

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CBD pushes plan to reintroduce grizzly bears in Southwest

The Center for Biological Diversity this week petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to work to return grizzly bears to the Grand Canyon, the Gila/Mogollon complex and other areas of the Southwest.