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Dos lobos grises mexicanos (Canis lupus baileyi) observan atentos desde una colina nevada.

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En su ensayo “Pensando como montaña”, el legendario conservacionista Aldo Leopold describe una época en su juventud donde era impensable “dejar pasar la oportunidad de matar a un lobo". Sin embargo, cuando se enfrentó al "implacable fuego verde” de los ojos de uno de estos animales a punto de morir, dicha filosofía se llenó de dudas.

A pair of Mexican gray wolves (Canis lupus baileyi) look out over a snowy ledge.

In his essay Thinking Like A Mountain, legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold describes a time in his youth when he “had never heard of passing up a chance to kill a wolf.” But as he watched the “fierce green fire” fade from a dying wolf’s eyes, he began to doubt the wisdom of that philosophy.

A grizzly bear walks alone through a field in Grand Teton National Park.

Rising up from the Snake River Valley, the craggy peaks of the towering Teton Range command your attention.  Imagine yourself standing in the shadow of these giants, within the boundaries of western Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park.  Awestruck, you look out over some our nation’s most treasured and wild country.  Suddenly, a gunshot breaks the silence, and a grizzly bear—one of the world’s most noble, revered, and magnificent animals—falls dead to the ground.

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