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October 01, 2004 by Christine Sculati
Twenty years ago, we nearly lost the California condor. When only 22 were left in the world, an intensive and ...
January 01, 2004 by David Rains Wallace
A million years ago, in a climate much like ours today, the land around an ancestral bay teemed with large animals: mammoths and saber-tooth cats; bears, horses, and peccaries. By 300 years ago, the mammoths were gone, but grizzlies, elk, condor, and pronghorn were abundant.European settlers wiped out many of those animals, but programs to reintroduce some of them are now under way. Which raises the question: What should a healthy, native megafauna look like now?