Geos 220
Writing Assignment
Re-introduction of the Wolf in the Southwest

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There still remains, even in the United States, some areas of considerable size in which we feel that both red and gray [wolves] may be allowed to continue their existence with little molestation. Where are these areas? Probably every reasonable ecologist will agree that some of them should lie in the larger national parks and wilderness areas: for instance Yellowstone and its adjacent national forests.
Aldo Leopold

Wolf Re-introduction into Yellowstone National Park

The wolf has been re-introduced elsewhere besides the American Southwest, including notably into Yellowstone National Park beginning in 1995. Yellowstone thereby serves as a case study for comparing and contrasting with the wolf re-introduction into the American Southwest. See here various resources about the Yellowstone experience:

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