Publisher description for When the wolves returned : restoring nature's balance in Yellowstone / Dorothy Hinshaw Patent ; photographs by Dan and Cassie Hartman.


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Yellowstone National Park’s majestic geologic wonders and remarkable wildlife draw millions of visitors each year. But there was a time when these natural treasures were in great danger, all because after years of unrestricted hunting, one key piece of the puzzle had been eliminated—the wolf.



Now, more than a decade after scientists realized the wolves’ essential role and returned them to Yellowstone, the park’s natural balance is gradually being restored. The informative dual-level text and spectacular full-color photographs show the wolves in the natural habitat that was almost lost without them. Readers of all ages will be inspired by the delicate natural system that is Yellowstone.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Wolves -- Reintroduction -- Yellowstone National Park -- Juvenile literature.
Wolves -- Reintroduction -- Yellowstone National Park -- Pictorial works.