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Hunting Wyoming's rarest animals now easier for residents

SHERIDAN — Starting in July, Wyoming hunters will have increased chances to hunt the big five game animals in Wyoming: moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, bison and grizzly bears.

During its recently completed session, the Wyoming Legislature passed House Enrolled Act 10, which aims to increase local hunting opportunities for some of Wyoming’s rarest and most coveted animals. It does this through a two-prong plan.

The first prong is to limit big five hunting licenses to once-in-a-lifetime events: once you receive a license for one of these animals, you are unable to apply again.

Currently, h...