It’s autumn 1951. In the forest of the Grand Teton National Park, an aged elk was lying on the ground. It was a peaceful afternoon, but looking at the beauty around her, she couldn’t help but let out a sigh. In the past sixteen years, she had witnessed an explosion in the elk population. The elk species seemed to be thriving and growing. However, she knew that the end was near. If things continued like this, in a decade or a century, there would be no elk left on this land.Continue reading “Which Elk Should Die?”
Which Wolf Do You Feed?
Many people know that the gray wolves in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem were once extirpated in the 1920s. Without the reintroduction in 1995, we would never be able to see this beautiful and majestic animal here. Some think that the hunters and their unethical hunting practice during the 1910s should be fully responsible for the extirpation of wolves in the 1920s. However, the truth might not be so simple.Continue reading “Which Wolf Do You Feed?”
很多人都知道大黄石生态系统的狼曾在1920年代被赶尽杀绝，直到1995年才重新将其引入，方才让我们现在有机会目睹这一美丽而威严的野生动物。但大部分人都将1920年代狼的消逝完全怪罪于1910年代的那群猎人，和他们在现在看来完全不道德的猎杀行为上。但殊不知，事实远没有这么简单……Continue reading “「鬼哭狼嚎」”
1951年秋，在大提顿国家公园的森林中，一只已尽暮年的母鹿趴在地上，无奈地叹了口气。过去十六年，这只母鹿目睹着鹿群数量飞速上升，欣欣向荣，但她却知道鹿群的存亡已危在旦夕。Continue reading “「鹿死谁手」”