2 of the 4 wolf packs have disappeared and the overall population has dropped from 24 to 19 wolves
The interactions of wolves and moose on Isle Royale National Park have been studied for decades. In recent years the wolves, due to their low genetic diversity, have exhibited malformed vertebra and other deformities related to genetic inbreeding but they have persisted on the island.
Wolf count down at Isle Royale, moose hold steady.
By JOHN FLESHER – The Chippewa Herald