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As the Results Come In: Wolves Are Not Saving Yellowstone’s Aspen


WolfBack in the 1990s, when wolves were re-introduced to Yellowstone National Park, there was a lot of speculation among biologists about how the wolves would affect the ecology. It was important speculation because such a large-scale re-introduction of wolves had never been tried before, and there was a lot riding on its outcome. Not too surprisingly, as research on the results of the re-introduction comes in, not all of the speculation turns out to be true.

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