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Is reintroducing wolves to their home ranges a good thing?

Is reintroducing wolves to their home ranges a good thing?

No other sound in nature is more iconic than the howling of the wolf. It’s a spine-tingling, thrilling sound that reverberates to the very soul of those lucky enough to hear it. A symbol of the wilderness, the wolf’s presence in an ecosystem signifies the overall health of a region, because the area must have

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Is hunting the key to saving Vermont’s moose before it’s too late?

Tick...tick...tick. Can hunters save Vermont moose before it's too late?

Although most deer are known for their flight response—choosing to run at startling speed to escape predators—moose evolved to fight. These lumbering tanks of the forest became bigger and stronger than the predators that hunted them, able to endure by beating back threats to their lives. Now, though, there is a threat to the mighty

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