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Moose population at Isle Royale NP shoots up during long wolf decline

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Moose are thriving at Isle Royale National Park, but the trees on which they feast are paying a heavy price, scientists reported Tuesday.


An estimated 2,060 of the lumbering beasts roam the island wilderness, according to a report by Michigan Technological University researchers who spend weeks there each winter observing the relationship between moose and the wolves that prey on them.


https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2019/04/30/moose-population-isle-royale/3625782002/

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