The Wolves are Back


In the last two weeks we have been looking at many books by Jean Craighead George. This week some classes read her non-fiction story of the wolves of Yellowstone National park, The Wolves are Back. It was shocking to read that by 1926 all the wolves in national parks in 48 states of the U.S. had been killed! However in 1995 wolves were re-introduced into Yellowstone National Park. It is amazing to see how everything in nature adjusts to changes.

For many of us here in Tanzania it is difficult to imagine winter snowfalls, wolves and coyotes so we were able to watch a National Geographic video to help us put the story into context: