Rapid Mammal Extinctions in Thailand’s Fragmenting Wilderness

In Fragmented Forests, Rapid Mammal Extinctions – NYT, September 26, 2013
In 1987, the government of Thailand launched a huge, unplanned experiment. They built a dam across the Khlong Saeng river, creating a 60-square-mile reservoir. As the Chiew Larn reservoir rose, it drowned the river valley, transforming 150 forested hilltops into islands, each with its own isolated menagerie of wildlife…

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