News tagged with moose population

Two in the pack: No changes for Isle Royale wolves

For the second year in a row, the Isle Royale wolf population remains a mere two. Researchers from Michigan Tech say that as the wolf population stays stagnant, the moose population will continue to grow at a rapid pace. ...

dateApr 18, 2017 in Ecology
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Moose tracking: There's an app for that

Ecologists in the University of Alberta's Department of Biological Sciences have developed an app to improve population modeling for moose, asking hunters record the number of moose they see while hunting in Alberta.

dateApr 10, 2017 in Ecology
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Maine, packed with moose, didn't have so many ticks

Maine's state animal—the moose—fared better with potentially deadly ticks this past winter than in previous years, but the herd remains imperiled by the parasites in northern New England and beyond, wildlife biologists ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Ecology
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Down to three wolves on Isle Royale

Only three wolves seem to remain in Isle Royale National Park. Researchers from Michigan Technological University observed the wolves during their annual Winter Study, and the lone group, at an unprecedented low, is a sharp ...

dateApr 20, 2015 in Ecology
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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.

dateApr 30, 2014 in Ecology
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Blood-sucking deer keds are spreading in Norway

A high moose population density and mild autumn weather result in a higher prevalence of deer keds (louse fly parasite). A great deal of pine forest in the habitat of the moose has the same effect. These are the results of ...

dateJun 11, 2013 in Ecology
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Minnesota's iconic moose population is falling

Fly over northeastern Minnesota with "Sky Dan" and you'd see a moose. One time, he spotted 15 of them during an hour flight. The pilot was so confident, he even offered those on his aerial tours a money-back guarantee.

dateDec 24, 2012 in Ecology
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