Livestock can uproot protected wildlife from prime real estate

The story of wildlife conservation is usually framed as man vs. treasured wildlife. But there’s growing evidence that the narrative deserves to have leading roles for livestock such as sheep, yaks or cows.A group of researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) and China are building the case that allowing livestock to graze and forage amidst protected wildlife disrupts wildlife already struggling for survival — and that different wildlife react to livestock invasions in different ways. …read more

Source: EurekAlert

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