• Nature

    Wild About Ecological Anachronism

    Mammoths and other Pleistocene megafauna went extinct thousands of years ago, but if you look closely, you can see their ghosts.  Within an ecosystem, many plant and animal species form symbiotic relationships where…

  • Nature

    Wild About Mutualism

    It sounds like a pitch for a children’s book: a coyote and a badger roam across the prairie, working together to hunt ground squirrels. In reality, it’s an example of mutualism, where two…