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Unraveling the key to the resistance of canids to prion diseases

One of the characteristics of prions is their ability to infect some species but not others and prion resistant species have been of special interest because of their potential in deciphering the determinants for susceptibility. Previously, we developed different in … read more

Ma’iingan Brother Wolf

With insight from Ojibwe elders, biologists and artist Rabbett Before Horses Strickland, this film captures enduring spiritual connections with Brother Wolf, the lasting bonds and responsibilities shared between native people and the wolf species, and the opportunities and challenges presented … read more

Comments opposing Delisting Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission

These comments on the Proposed Rule to Remove Ma’iingan (Grey Wolf/Canis lupus) from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife, Docket No. FWS-HQ-ES-2018-0097 (Proposed Rule), have been authorized by the Board of Commissioners (Board) and the Voigt Intertribal Task Force … read more

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC)

The wolf remains protected within the KBIC Tribal Code under Endangered Species and Protected.  KBIC will designate the Home Territory, approximately 3.9 million acres within the 1842 Treaty area, as Wolf Sanctuary where sport hunting and/or trapping will not be allowed  Animals … read more

Estimating Biomass of Berries Consumed by Gray Wolves

Gray wolves (Canis lupus) consume berries and other wild fruits seasonally when available or abundant. However, a method to convert percent frequency of occurrence or percent volume of berries in wolf scats to percent biomass has not yet been developed. … read more

Is There A Mechanism That Causes Wolves from Same Area to Disperse Long-distances in Same Direction?

Dispersal is a fundamental component of the ecology of most animal populations. Dispersing individuals typically leave their natal habitat in search of a mate or available resources such as food and space (Gotelli 2008). Grey wolves (Canis lupus) typically disperse … read more

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