How the Isle Royale wolf-moose study began

From the Duluth News Tribune:

Dave Mech wrote the book on wolf research, literally, back in 1970, and has just kept going ever since.

Renowned as among the most influential wolf biologists worldwide, Mech, set the bar 50 years ago with the book “The Wolf: The Ecology and Behavior of an Endangered Species” that became the bible for wolf researchers everywhere. Wolf research was picking up in earnest as more attention was being paid to a newly protected species that had been hunted, trapped and poisoned to near extinction in the Lower 48 states.

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