John Audobon marveled at its beauty; European princes crossed it in game safaris. Dan Flores’s American Serengeti tells the story of the Great Plains over the 19th Century, which saw the largest destruction of wildlife in modern history.
We explore the historical ecology of the Great Plains. What have we lost, and what can we restore?
- Dan Flores, author of American Serengeti: The Last Big Animals of the Great Plains