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Carnivoran Hunting Style and Phylogeny Reflected in Bony Labyrinth Morphometry

Information is sparse about aspects of female wolf (Canis lupus) breeding in the wild, including age of first reproduction, mean age of primiparity, generation time, and proportion of each age that breeds in any given year. We studied these subjects … read more

Wolf (Canis lupus) Generation Time and Proportion of Current Breeding Females by Age

Information is sparse about aspects of female wolf (Canis lupus) breeding in the wild, including age of first reproduction, mean age of primiparity, generation time, and proportion of each age that breeds in any given year. We studied these subjects … read more

Do Wolves Hunt Freshwater Fish in Spring as a Food Source?

In April–May 2017 we documented GPS-collared wolves (V034 and V046)from the same pack in northern Minnesota responding to a spring fish (northern pike and presumably white suckers) run, which to our knowledge is the first description of wolves outside of … read more

The Eastern Wolf – What We Do And Do Not Know…
Scientist at Work: Identifying Individual Gray Wolves by Their Howls

Love them or hate them, wolves are vital members of natural ecosystems and the health of a wolf population can be an important factor in maintaining balance among species. Wolf populations are growing in North America – the Great Lakes region in … read more

Compensatory Mortality in a Recovering Top Carnivore: Wolves in Wisconsin, USA (1979–2013)

Populations of large terrestrial carnivores are in various stages of recovery worldwide and the question of whether there is compensation in mortality sources is relevant to conservation. Here, we show variation in Wisconsin wolf survival from 1979 to 2013 by … read more

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