Thursday, 10 July 2014

Wolf mother deaths threaten pack survival but not population

July 8, 2014

University of Alaska Fairbanks

When a breeding wolf dies, its sex and the size of its pack can determine whether that pack continues, according to research. In 2012, biologists at Denali National Park and Preserve noted a drop in wolf sightings following the death of a breeding female from a pack that lived along the Denali Park Road.

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