From the Star Tribune in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota:
It makes sense that when wolf numbers swell in remote northeastern Minnesota, the moose herds they prey upon take a hit.
But a new study led by esteemed federal wolf researcher L. David Mech found a tight inverse relationship between Minnesota wolves and moose that isn’t all bad news for the latter. When there have been fewer moose calves to feed on within a confined study area, mostly located in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, wolves have died off.