The dilemma of when to delist an endangered species

The International Business Times examines how an animal gets on the Endangered Species List and how some get taken off the list. “Delisting a species, especially a charismatic one like the bald eagle or the gray wolf, is a process fraught with political and public tension,” writes Roxanne Palmer, even as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reportedly moving toward removing the gray wolf from federal protections.