Alberta's Struggling Grizzlies Lack the Protected Status of Tiny Mollusk

Olivier Graham
Fast Forward Weekly | October 30, 2008
The grizzly bear, a marquee Alberta animal, has plummeted in population from more than 1,000 in 2002 to less than 400. Similarly, the Banff springs snail, a tiny invertebrate found nowhere else on Earth, is precariously close to vanishing. So why's one protected and not the other?

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