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Learning How Wolves Change Rivers... Can Change Everything

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Scientists started recognizing the impacts of predators on their environment back in the 1960s - but the knock-on effects of their impact, coined "trophic cascades," are still at the edge of scientific debate. The Gray Wolf, Canis lupus, provides a great example: by reintroducing the gray wolf back into Yellowstone National Park in 1995, is it possible that we changed the behavior of the rivers and the entire landscape?

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