The short visit dashed hopes that ice formed by bitter weather over the past two winters would encourage more wolves to migrate to the island park and replenish its dwindling wolf population.
“As long as there’s a breeding population, we’re going to let these animals have a chance to live their lives without us intervening.”
Should humans intervene to preserve the island’s isolated wolf population, which experts say appears doomed?
The number of wolves at Isle Royale National Park has dipped to nine — the lowest number seen since Michigan Technological University’s wolf-moose predator-prey study began 54 years ago. What should be done if this furry icon of wilderness culture dies out altogether?
A federal judge in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is threatening to have a Minnesota woman arrested if she doesn’t appear in court for a littering violation at Isle Royale National Park.
The wolves and moose of Isle Royale have done it again. They’ve surprised the scientists who have spent more than half a century studying them.