New research confirms old theory: Wolves really do prefer old and sick moose

From the Duluth News Tribune in Minnesota:

ISLE ROYALE, Mich. — It’s long been assumed that wolves will prey upon the easiest meals out there, including the sick, the very young and the old among the deer or moose they live with.

Now, a new study by Isle Royale researchers from Michigan Technological University has documented that assumption as fact, and found that wolves play a key role in keeping moose populations healthy on the big Lake Superior island.

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