Wildlife is artificial. Even an encounter with a living, breathing animal is bound by unseen regulation. Habitats are fragmented, populations are controlled, predators are decimated, and survivors are displaced to the edge of human comfortability. Boundary lines are drawn and animals are expected to obey, and subversion of this obedience is punishable by death. These realizations underpin my exploration as an artist. Informed by rewilding strategies and critical animal studies, I reimagine human-centric materials and networks in order to reintroduce wildlife system concepts into public space. Both real and imaginary interactions with animals influence human perceptions of cohabitation vs. conflict, a dichotomy that ultimately determines the uncertain fate of wildlife in the Anthropocene.