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Yellowstone's 'landscape of fear' not so scary after all


June 22, 2018

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After wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the mid-1990s, some scientists thought the large predator re-established a "landscape of fear" that caused elk, the wolf's main prey, to avoid risky places where wolves killed them. But according to research findings, Yellowstone's "landscape of fear" is not as scary as first thought. Full Story

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Utah State University

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