An ecosystem wanting for wolves

Zaffos, Joshua
January 2006
High Country News;1/23/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p6
The article highlights the need to increase the population of predatory animals at the Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park in Colorado to lessen the population of elk that roam the national park and apparenlty destroys plants and the surroundings of the park. According to the Park Service, increasing the number of wolves in the area could reduce elk numbers and protect the park. But some experts say that increasing wolf population in the park may be dangerous in that wolves may wander outside the park and create more problems than they solve.


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