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Sunday, August 27, 2006

Yellowstone and Grand Teton Antelopes in Danger

Yellowstone and Grand Teton Antelopes in Danger

A recent study in the “Biology Letters” online edition of June 26th states that the pronghorn antelope is in danger. The study shows that pronghorn antelopes are migrating since 6,000 years between Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.

Increased development outside of the parks could throw off balance the ecosystem of Yellowstone and Grand Teton parks and endanger the antelopes.

But it is possible – actually relatively easy – to preserve the migration route.
Read more in Bjorn Carey’s article (LiveScience.com).
(Update 2016-03-06 LiveScience removed the article, so we deleted the dead link).