[permaculture] Lions and elephants on the Great Plains?
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
lfl at intrex.net
Fri Aug 19 23:15:47 EDT 2005
Toby Hemenway wrote:
> I'm not really into the idea of bringing large carnivores back, but maybe
> big herbivores? How about back-cloning some mastodons or other biggies from
> the pliocene/pleistocene and giving these lonely fruits some company?
Populate the American Prairie and similar regional lands elsewhere with
low-input, sustainably-grown grass-fed buffalo and bison. Harvest to
control populations as needed; market meat within each region - profits
get plowed back into the willdcrafted, sustainably-grown,
sustainably-harvested native livestock production system.
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