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Title: Wolf numbers in the Superior National Forest of Minnesota.

Author: Mech, L. David;

Date: 1973

Source: Research Paper NC-97. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: Seventy-seven radio-tagged wolves (Canis lupus), including members of 12 adjacent packs, were located more than 3,000 times and observed on 1,337 occasions, from 1968 through mid-1973. Projected population estimates for the 4,203 square-mile forest were 405 ? 20 for winter 1971-72, and 388 ? 14 for winter 1972-73.

Keywords: Canis lupus, wolf, wolves, radio-tracking, telemetry, population, endangered species, conservation

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Mech, L. David 1973. Wolf numbers in the Superior National Forest of Minnesota. Research Paper NC-97. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

 


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