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In Winter Weather, Flying to Find Wolves

As the winter study of wolves and moose begins on Isle Royale in Lake Superior, scientists wonder what they will find and how much flight time the weather will allow.
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Scat reveals an immigrant in Isle Royale wolves' gene pool

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

Until recently scientists studying the wolves of Isle Royale National Park thought they'd been totally isolated on the Lake Superior island for more than half a century. Now, by analyzing droppings, they've found the DNA of a fairly... Read Post

Inbred wolves struggle, moose proliferate at Isle Royale National Park

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (8 months ago)

During their annual Winter Study at Isle Royale National Park, scientists from Michigan Technological University counted nine wolves organized into one breeding pack and a second small group that is a remnant of a formerly breeding ... Read Post

Inbred wolves struggle, moose proliferate at Isle Royale National Park

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (8 months ago)

Inbreeding is killing off the wolves of Isle Royale National Park, and as a result, the moose are proliferating, threatening the vegetation on the remote Lake Superior island. Read Post


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