Examining the complex coexistence of wolves, moose

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.

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