How Wolves Change Rivers

http://www.monbiot.com/2013/07/31/for-more-wonder-rewild-the-world/

“When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the most remarkable “trophic cascade” occurred. What is a trophic cascade and how exactly do wolves change rivers? George Monbiot explains…”

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One thought on “How Wolves Change Rivers

  1. The wolves are now competing with mountain lions for available game or prey. I prefer the mountain lions as they are solitary individuals who hunt alone while the wolves hunt in packs. So far, the mountain lions are holding their own against the wolves. But, if this re-introduction of wolves in many of these areas of the West causes the mountain lion population to decline, I will support the ranchers who want to cull the wolf population.

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