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Conservationists want to introduce elephants into Europe - here's why

"This massive loss of megaherbivores in such a relatively short period has had effects on vegetation that we can still see today." Image: REUTERS/David W Cerny

Harry Wells

Research Ecologist, University of Leeds

Nora Ward

Lecturer in Philosophy, National University of Ireland Galway

Ramiro D. Crego

Postdoctoral Researcher, National Zoo and Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

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