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Jim Howell
dense cattle herd

Where insufficient wild grazers and predators remain, or where landscapes are too damaged to support native wildlife, properly managed livestock can maintain and restore land.

Cattle maintain a tropical savanna where most wildlife is gone. This type of landscape desertifies very rapidly when grazers are removed or mismanaged. Mimicking wild herds, these cattle get moved 5 times daily. Marius Nel farm near Vryburg, South Africa.