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Climate Change Is Burning a Wolf Pack’s Last Bridge to Survival

posted Apr 3, 2015, 10:56 PM by chloe owens

3/16/15, by Taylor Hill, Take Part

Climate Change Is Burning a Wolf Pack’s Last Bridge to Survival

For the gray wolves of Michigan’s Isle Royale National Park, climate change has turned their island home from a refuge of solitude into untenable isolation. From a population of 50 at its height, the number of wolves has dropped to fewer than nine on the 206-square-mile enclave today.  “In the ’60s, an ice bridge would form about four out of every five years; now, it’s more like one out of every 10 years,” Peterson said.  

http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/03/12/there-are-9-wolves-left-island-and-climate-change-burning-bridge-their-survival

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