27 May '11, 6pm

Awesome little story with a great point at the end, A Lesson from Wolves and Bison in Yellowstone from @NRDC's blog:

As I wrote yesterday , I’ve spent a lot of time in Yellowstone National Park lately. And a couple of weeks ago, on a dark, ominous evening in the Lamar Valley, I received a very important lesson from some wolves and bison. Two fantastically fun NRDC supporters and I were watching the four yearling wolves and two alpha males from the Lamar Canyon pack amble through some hills just north of the Northeast Entrance Road. (Yes, the alpha female in the Lamar Canyon pack has two beaus, who are brothers (scandalous!), but that’s a whole separate story.) The four yearlings, full of wanderlust and eager to test their hunting skills, were running out in front of the alpha male brothers, looking to pick a fight. They hopelessly chased after some pronghorn antelope, the fastest land animal on the continent, while the brothers stayed back, conserving their energy and probably rolling th...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/mskoglund/a_lesson_from...

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