From the Great Lakes Echo:

The recent transfer of six starving wolves to Isle Royale benefits not only them but the island’s entire forest ecosystem.

For the past three years only two wolves populated the 207 square mile island in the northwest of Lake Superior, according to the National Park Service. The male is the female’s father as well as half-brother, said Sarah Hoy, an assistant professor at Michigan Technological University who studies how the increasing moose population affects the island.

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