A Gray Wolf looking straight in the camera.A gray wolf in the Yellowstone area of Wyoming. The same species has recently appeared in Southern California for the first time in about 150 years. Credit: Design 14/Alamy Stock Photo

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Morgan Tingley and Olivia Sanderfoot for Scientific American —Wildfire Brought Wolves Back to Southern California after 150 Years

Gray wolves make a historic return to Southern California after 150 years, claiming scorched territories. UCLA ecologists Morgan Tingley and Olivia Sanderfoot discuss the ecological impacts and challenges for Scientific American.