A US judge has ordered protection to be restored to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, blocking plans for the first hunts there in nearly 30 years.
The Montana judge's ruling overturns the Trump administration's policy.
The judge sided with wildlife groups, who say grizzlies are under threat from climate change and loss of habitat.
Local ranchers argue the animals are killing their livestock and point to a growing number of attacks on people.
Grizzly numbers in the Yellowstone area have increased from 136 in 1975 to more than 700 today - in large part because of wildlife conservation measures, costing millions of dollars.
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