News tagged with isle royale national park

Isle Royale wolf decline boosts moose

A scientific report says the wolf population of Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior is dangerously low for the third consecutive year, while moose numbers are steadily rising.

Apr 30, 2014
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Debate brews over fate of wolves on US island (Update)

For visitors to Michigan's Isle Royale National Park, nothing beats the spine-tingling thrill of a wolf's howl piercing an otherwise silent night—or a glimpse of the wily beast slipping across a forest ...

Dec 19, 2013
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Isle Royale wolves may go extinct

Isle Royale National Park's gray wolves, one of the world's most closely monitored predator populations, are at their lowest ebb in more than a half-century and could die out within a few years, scientists said Friday.

Mar 16, 2012
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Inbreeding taking toll on Michigan wolves

(AP) -- The two dozen or so gray wolves that wander an island chain in northwestern Lake Superior are suffering from backbone malformations caused by genetic inbreeding, posing yet another challenge to their ...

Apr 04, 2009
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