nesola: Jellyfish Lake, Republic of Palau, Micronesia. The jellyfish evolved in the lake without any predators, and over time grew vegetarian and lost their ability to sting. Their red color is a result of an algae diet. The water in the lake is salty.
A female juvenile red wolf at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. She was one of three pups in Jeff Corwin's "100 Heartbeats." (http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/…/in-100-heartbeats-je…/) Photo and Information: Dr. Joey Hinton
Rewilding is “the scientific argument for restoring big wilderness based on the regulatory roles of large predators,” according to Soulè and Reed Noss in their landmark 1998 Wild Earth article “Rewilding and Biodiversity.