New Isle Royale wolves are eating more than just moose, researchers find


ISLE ROYALE, MI – More than a year into the National Park Service’s relocation effort to create strong wolf packs on Michigan’s remote Isle Royale, researchers have found the new predators are having no problem taking down members of the island’s teeming moose population.

Researchers who spent this summer tracking wolf kill sites found the remains of 60 prey animals. Most of these were moose, but evidence showed the wolves were also feasting on snowshoe hares and beavers.

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