Survey Suggests Slight Drop In Michigan Wolf PopulationBecause of the federal endangered species status, Michigan citizens may only legally kill a wolf in defense of human life.
Isle Royale Wolf Population At Risk: Michigan Tech StudyNo 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.
Michigan Tech: Wolves Near Exctinction On Isle RoyaleThe 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?

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