April Reese

April Reese is a freelance science writer and editor based in Portugal. Her reporting has appeared in Scientific American, Discover, bioGraphic, Science magazine, Aeon, and many other outlets. She holds a master's degree in Environmental Studies from the Yale School of the Environment.

Mexican wolf "M1296" walks off a sedative after being processed and released back into the field during a January 2016 annual Mexican wolf count based out of Alpine, Arizona. After receiving vaccinations and a new GPS collar, M1296 was reacquainted with his mate not far from where he was initially captured. Photograph by Christina Selby Into the Wild 06.18.2021 Article - North America’s rarest wolf subspecies is finally reclaiming its native territory in the Southwest, thanks in part to a fostering program that places captive-born pups into wild dens.
A ship rat (Rattus rattus) polishes off a predated kakariki bird on its nest. The rat species is a notorious predator of native birds and their eggs. Photograph by Rod Morris / www.rodmorris.co.nz Eradication Nation 11.14.2017 Article - New Zealand has an ambitious plan to wipe out invasive predators. Can the island country pull it off in time to save its iconic native birds? 

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