BRINGING BACK THE WOLVES: HOW A PREDATOR RESTORED AN ECOSYSTEM by Jude Isabella is a beautiful book on an incredible story of transformation, and of the delicate balance in nature. In the 1800s, the American government paid hunters to hunt down wolves that were a danger to the cattle ranches near Yellowstone National Park. It resulted in wolves being completely removed from the ecosystem, leading to an overpopulation of elk, which caused a devastation in nearly every part of the ecosystem. In the 1990s, wolves were introduced into the park again, and it revived the balance of nature. Filled with beautiful art by Kim Smith, and informative sidebars, this is a very accessible book for both the casual and the serious reader.

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