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What is Rewilding?

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Rewilding is the restoration of an environment to bring it closer to its pristine state. It may involve reintroducing forests and keystone species to an area. Another common rewilding technique is to connect fragmented habitat by developing wildlife crossings.

Pleistocene Rewilding

Pleistocene rewilding is a controversial theory that suggests that North America should be populated with large species such as elephants and tigers to replace extinct megafauna such as the Saber-toothed cat and Mammoths.
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Restoration of an environment to bring it closer to its pristine state.
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