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The abundance of beaver in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota may be taking some of the predator pressure off of the park’s moose herd. Research has revealed that that many wolves in the park choose to hunt and eat … Continue reading

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Gray wolves have a variety of outer coat colors (gray, white, black, tan, etc.) but new research is revealing that, at least for wolves in Yellowstone National Park, coat color has a surprising link to overall health. Wolves with black … Continue reading

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Understanding prey selection by predators is a fundamental goal in ecology because it represents an essential ecological process influencing behavior, community structure, and ecosystem productivity. In a new paper published Wednesday in PLOS One, researchers explore how environmental factors like … Continue reading

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