WOLVERINE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WOLVERINE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Wildlife groups sue for wolverine protections http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58518120-68/protections-wildlife-wolverine-climate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58518120-68/protections-wildlife-wolverine-climate.html.csp">Wildlife groups sue for wolverine protections</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW BROWN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T21:15:58.118-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 09:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Billings, Mont. • A coalition of advocacy groups on Monday challenged the government’s denial of federal protections for the snow-loving wolverine, arguing in a lawsuit that officials disregarded evidence a warming climate will eliminate denning areas for the so-called “mountain devil.” An estimated 250 to 300 wolverines survive in the Lower 48 states. The elusive but ferocious members of the weasel family give birth to their young in deep mountain snowfields that scientists say could be at risk...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585181202014-10-13T21:15:58.118-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-13T21:15:58.118-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58518120@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:15:58 MDT