American Elephants: The Columbian Exchange: The Most Important Ecological Event in Human History

Historical evidence proves that there were interactions between Europe and America before Columbus’s voyage in 1492, but Columbus’ contact began a large, impactful and lastingly significant transfer of animals, crops, people groups, cultural ideas and microorganisms between the two worlds. In 1493, on his second voyage, Columbus brought horses, dogs, pigs, cattle, chickens, sheep and […]

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