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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 pack.
Researchers from Michigan Technological University studying the wolf population at Isle Royale National Park were bewildered as to why there was a significant decline in the numbers of wolves on the northwest island on Lake Superior during their 2012 Winter Study.
Moose eat plants; wolves kill moose. What difference does this classic predator-prey interaction make to biodiversity?
Do you "hope" that everyone will see the light and start living more sustainably to save the environment? If so, you may be doing more harm than good.
Because of its isolation, the Isle Royale National Park is an ideal setting for wildlife study - and researchers are noting a troubling development: the island's wolf and moose populations are declining.
Gnawing leisurely on the remains of a moose carcass, the wolf pack's alpha male seemed unaware that mortal danger was coming ever closer.
Mercilessly hounded by blood-sucking ticks, the Isle Royale moose herd is on a downward spiral - and the wolf packs that roam the national park in Lake Superior are taking advantage.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.