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Wolves Change Rivers

Wolves Change Rivers

Author: Hugh Bollinger/Saturday, April 7, 2018/Categories: natural history, wildlife conservation, video, sustainability, environment, adventure

                                                                       Grey Wolf (credit: Yellowstone National Park)

The re-introduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park created an cascade of ecological effects. They changed the population structure of other wildlife species, new species re-appeared, and vegetation patterns were altered. The rivers of the park were changed as well:

Imagine if the top predators are re-introduced to areas in other parts of the world where they're now missing. Those landscapes are in need their own ecological restoration 'cascade'.

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