Once the feds remove the grizzly bear from the endangered species list, what happens then? . . .
The grizzly bear answers to a lot of names.
Biologists call it Ursus arctos. They also describe it as an “ecological engineer” or “keystone predator.”
Wordy members of the general public call grizzlies “charismatic megafauna.” Others call them “vermin.” While running for president in 2008, Arizona Sen. John McCain famously derided studying grizzlies as a classic example of “Washington, D.C., pork.”
McCain later apologized for misunderstanding the value of Montana grizzly bear researcher Kate Kendall’s DNA hair analysis…