Yellowstone Diary 2018

August 16, 2018

The Elk population in Yellowstone was overgrazing the Park in the early 90s. With no predators, they were damaging the landscape. When wolves were introduced the elk numbers fell to a balance point that was sustainable and it gave the new wolves a boost. After the balance point was reached the wolf numbers fell also and an equilibrium was found. This handsome guy posed for me on the slopes of Mount Washburn.

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