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Isle Royale: Save Wolves or Let Them ‘Die For Science?’

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Isle Royale: Save Wolves or Let Them ‘Die For Science?’

The National Park Service released four gray wolves on Isle Royale in northwestern Lake Superior in October 2018 to start rebuilding the island’s severely inbred packs. Three months later, a female from the foursome fled across Superior’s ice toward its home turf on the mainland 15 miles away. Was...