serengeti video b

<div><i>Video entitled</i> <b>" What the eradication of Rinderpest virus taught us about the Serengeti"</b>.&nbsp; In the mid-1960s the buffalo and wildebeest populations of the Serengeti plain in&nbsp; East Africa began to expand.&nbsp; The beginning of this expansion coincided with vaccination of domestic cattle for Rinderpest virus.&nbsp; Eradication of the disease in domestic cattle eliminated the virus in wild populations, too.&nbsp; The expansion of the wildebeest population was associated with a cascade of other changes to the ecosystem.&nbsp; These other changes illustrate the complexity of trophic cascades. &nbsp; <br><br></div>