Isle Royale Wolves
The loss is a blow to an already struggling wolf population at Isle Royale National Park, which has fallen sharply in recent years.
“This is going to help define what we think the word ‘conservation’ means during an era of tremendous global change,” said John Vucetich of Michigan Technological University.
During their 2012 Winter Study, Michigan Technological University population biologist John Vucetich and wildlife ecologist Rolf Peterson started wondering where the wolves of Isle Royale National Park had gone. Now they know — for at least three of them.