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Wolf Population

A Michigan wolf

Isle Royale Wolf Population At Risk: Michigan Tech Study

No pups were apparently born to the wolf population on Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior in 2012, according to researchers at Michigan Technological University, which has been studying the interaction between the island park’s wolves and moose for 55 years. Since wolves live only about five years in the wild, that means the island’s wolf population may soon be gone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

Wolves on Isle Royale. Photo: Michigan Technological University

Michigan Tech: Wolves Near Exctinction On Isle Royale

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?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2012