TITLE

Response to Gostomski

AUTHOR(S)
Vucetich, John; Peterson, Rolf O.; Nelson, Michael P.
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
George Wright Forum;2013, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on an article by Gostomski regarding the conservation of wolves in Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. He argued on the issues raised by Gostomski related to the presence of natural resources, wilderness area, and the reintroduction of wolves. He mentions that climatic changes and an interaction between climate and parasites are affecting the moose population resulting in the extinction of the population.
ACCESSION #
91702239

 

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