Isle Royale Wolves in Michigan Down to 3 While Moose Population Spikes Again

April 22, 2015 3:05 PM

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Michigan's Isle Royale National Park is down to its last three wolves, predictably representing a sharp decline from the previous winter.

In their annual Winter Study, researchers from Michigan Technological University (MTU) also estimated the population of moose, wolves' primary prey on the island, to be 1,250. The moose population is seemingly on the rise while the wolves are in decline.

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