Wildlife and indigenous peoples require a wide berth of land to succeed in life with an inherit sovereignty over both land and water, a practiced care that have served them well for centuries, never possessing a spot of land long enough to spoil it. Civilization on the other hand require a small plot of land fenced in for the same reasons, however, with one perquisite, the added western term of manifest destiny.
The special virtues of the American people and their institutions.
The mission of the United States to redeem and remake the west in the image of agrarian America.
An irresistible destiny to accomplish this essential duty. Source, Wikipedia…
In view of all the above it’s little wonder that from time to time, civilization encroaches on wildlife and indigenous people, the hunt will be on to lesser the population of wild life as it is being infringed, as for the indigenous people, if any land rights were ever theirs are taken away or just ignored.