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A caribou on Ontario's Slate Islands of Lake Superior. The small islands now have an estimated 23 caribou, one of only three locations where Lake Superior region caribou exist. Brian Mclean photo.
Last Lake Superior caribou surviving on their new island homes
April 5, 2020 - 6:00am
March 9, 2020
A bull moose photographed from a helicopter during the annual January moose survey in Northeastern Minnesota. This winter's survey appears to show the state's moose population mostly stable at a low level. This moose was seen in the area of the 2011 Pagami Creek fire which now is prime moose habitat. Photo courtesy of Mike Schrage
Survey shows little change in Minnesota moose population
March 9, 2020 - 8:03pm
February 12, 2020
A wolf successfully catches and brings a fish on shore in Voyageurs National Park. Still frame from Voyageurs National Park video
Video captures wolves in northern Minnesota eating blueberries
February 12, 2020 - 3:16pm
January 19, 2020
A Wapiti Lake gray female at Geode Creek. Wolf numbers in the park have fluctuated over the past 25 years, reaching about 200 and being as low as about 60. Deby Dixon / The Washington Post
Watching Yellowstone's wolves
January 19, 2020 - 3:23pm
January 8, 2020
Gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan are protected under the federal Endangered Species Act.  (Photo/ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Wolves in Red Lake Wildlife Management Area to be collared as part of annual population study
January 8, 2020 - 4:40pm
December 2, 2019
Wolf researchers Megan Petersohn (left) and Cara Ratterman sample wolf scat found at a wolf GPS cluster site earlier this year. Scientists say wolves new to the island are finding and eating moose just fine. (Photo courtesy of Tyler Petroelje, State Univesity of New York)
New Isle Royale wolves finding moose, beaver and hares just fine
December 2, 2019 - 10:03am
September 9, 2019
Crews from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service handle a 70-pound male wolf, trapped in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and released on Isle Royale on Friday, Sept. 6. It's the 13th wolf relocated to the island over the past year. Photo courtesy of John Pepin / Michigan DNR
Isle Royale gets another new wolf
September 9, 2019 - 8:00pm
August 14, 2019
Banff National Park in Canada. Photo by James Westman /
'Like ... a horror movie': Camper saves family of 4 from savage wolf attack in Canada's Banff National Park
August 14, 2019 - 9:03am
August 11, 2019
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Michigan wolf wanders over 2,000 miles in 3 states
August 11, 2019 - 7:00am
July 9, 2019
Lobo the wolf was killed and stuffed in 1937. His face was formed in a permanent snarl to fit his monstrous reputation. Now, after more than 80 years in direct sunlight outside Morrell's Chippewa Trading Post in Bemidji, Minn., he's falling apart. John Enger / MPR News
Lobo, the misunderstood killer wolf in Bemidji, moves from trading post display
July 9, 2019 - 10:15am
June 26, 2019
Wolf activists against removing federal protection for the gray wolf cheered and chanted Tuesday, June 25, in Gregory Park in Brainerd. The rally took place before a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service public hearing on delisting gray wolves at nearby Franklin Arts Center. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
National interests converge on central Minnesota in US’s only gray wolf delisting hearing
June 26, 2019 - 10:00am
May 23, 2019
A trail camera set by the Red Lake tribal Department of Natural Resources photographed these two gray wolves in March 2010 on Minnesota's Northwest Angle. Jay Huseby / Red Lake Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota wolf hunting ban fails to reach governor’s desk
May 23, 2019 - 5:45pm
April 30, 2019
The Minnesota House on Tuesday, April 30, voted to ban hunting of wolves. National Park Service photo
Minnesota House moves to ban wolf hunting
April 30, 2019 - 9:00pm
Moose have reached their condense highest population level on record at Isle Royale even as new wolves have been moved to the Lake Superior island. Michigan Tech photo.
Increasing in numbers, Isle Royale moose devouring forest
April 30, 2019 - 9:44am
March 14, 2019
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on Wednesday said it will make good on a promise made last June to delist wolves across the lower 48 states, removing Engendered Species Act protections. Courtesy of Michigan Technological University
Federal plan to remove wolf protections to open for public comment
March 14, 2019 - 6:59pm