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Wildlife Dying At The Doorsteps Of World's National Parks, Study Says

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June 30, 1998
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Wildlife Conservation Society
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Hunting, collisions with automobiles and trucks, and diseases from domestic animals are killing grizzlies, tigers and other large predators at alarming rates when they leave the confines of national parks, according to a study by the Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society and Cambridge University. The study warns that regional populations of these animals may collapse if such mortality continues.

Hunting, collisions with automobiles and trucks, and diseases from domestic animals are killing grizzlies, tigers and other large predators at alarming rates when they leave the confines of national parks, according to a study by the Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Cambridge University. Published June 25 in the journal Science, the study warns that regional populations of these animals may collapse if such mortality continues.


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