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Research shows positive effects of "genetic rescue" of Isle Royale NP wolf population may be brief

LANSING — Relocating wolves to Isle Royale may only be a temporary solution to the island’s diminishing wolf population, according to a recent study.


The population has declined rapidly in recent years. In 2010, 19 wolves lived on the island. By 2016, that number had dropped to two.


https://greatlakesecho.org/2019/04/18/isle-royale-wolf-rescue-faces-longterm-genetic-challenge-researchers-say/

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