APHIS Reopens Comment Period for a Petition to Promulgate Standards for Bears Under the Animal Welfare Act Regulations

APHIS Reopens Comment Period for a Petition to Promulgate Standards for Bears Under the Animal Welfare Act Regulations

APHIS Reopens Comment Period for a Petition to Promulgate Standards for Bears Under the Animal Welfare Act Regulations

Summary

We are reopening the comment period for a petition requesting that we amend the Animal Welfare Act regulations to add specific standards for the humane handling, care, treatment, and transportation of all species of bears held in captivity except polar bears, for which there are already standards. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments.

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