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After 60 Years, Isle Royale Continues World’s Longest Predator-Prey Study

posted Jun 9, 2018, 1:42 PM by chloe owens   [ updated Jun 9, 2018, 1:44 PM ]

5/17/2018, Phys Org

After 60 years, Isle Royale continues world’s longest predator-prey study

Researchers from Michigan Technological University have released the annual Winter Study report detailing updates on the ecology of Isle Royale National Park. For the third year in a row, the Isle Royale wolf population remains a mere two, while the moose population continues to stay above the historic average. Without the pressure of predation, the expanding moose population will have a greater impact on the island's forest ecology.