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Lake Superior’s Last Caribou Nearly Gone; Ontario Rushes to Move Remaining Herd to Avoid Wolves

posted Mar 17, 2018, 7:39 PM by chloe owens

12/10/2017, by John Myers, Duluth News Tribune

Lake Superior’s last caribou nearly gone; Ontario rushes to move remaining herd to avoid wolves

The last few Lake Superior woodland caribou may be on the brink of extirpation thanks to the freakishly cold winter of 2014 and hungry wolves decimating caribou herds in their last two holdouts. While wildlife enthusiasts mourn the loss of the last remaining wolves on Isle Royale, the opposite problem is happening on Ontario's Lake Superior islands just 100 miles or so away: Too many wolves for caribou to survive.

https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/science-and-nature/4371657-lake-superiors-last-caribou-nearly-gone-ontario-rushes-move

 

 

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