TITLE

A Little Learning Can Be A Provocative Thing

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Yellowstone Science;2011, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article introduces the issue, noting topics addressed including the behavior of bison that reside in Yellowstone National Park, the transmission of brucellosis by elk and bison, and the pre-19th-century wolf populations of the park.
ACCESSION #
59918537

 

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