Only 3 Wolves Are Left at Isle Royale National Park

April 22, 2015 9:27 PM

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Only 3 Wolves Are Left at Isle Royale National Park

Sixty years ago, Michigan's Isle Royale was one of the only places you could find gray wolves in the contiguous United States.

Today, the wolf population at the remote national park is in trouble. Now there are just three individuals — a mated pair and their pup — left on the island in Lake Superior, according to a new report. Inbreeding is to blame, ecologists say, but climate change may be an indirect culprit in the decli...

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