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Voyageurs National Park

Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
Great Plains Wolf (Canis lupus nubilus)
Eastern Timber Wolf (Canis lycaon, Canis lupus lycaon)

Population Statistics [Approximately 2,200-2,300 (2015)]

Legal Status; federally protected as “threatened” (as of December 2014)

Resources
US Fish and Wildlife Service (Gray Wolves in the Western Great Lakes)
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Wolf Population Expansion in Minnesota

Organizations

Howling For Wolves (Hopkins, Minnesota)
Northwoods Wolf Alliance (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (Apple Valley, Minnesota)

Minnesota News Resources & Publications
Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, Minnesota)
The St. Paul Journal (St. Paul, Minnesota)

LATEST MINNESOTA NEWS

Journal Articles

Do wolves hunt freshwater fish in spring as a food source?
TD Gable, SK Windels, AT Homkes – Mammalian Biology, 2018 – Elsevier

How Minnesota wolf hunter and trapper attitudes and risk-and benefit-based beliefs predict wolf management preferences
SA Schroeder, DC Fulton, L Cornicelli… – Human dimensions of …, 2018 – Taylor & Francis

A SEROSURVEY OF DISEASES OF FREE-RANGING GRAY WOLVES (CANIS LUPUS) IN MINNESOTA, USA
M Carstensen, JH Giudice, EC Hildebrand… – Journal of wildlife …, 2017 – Wildlife Dis Assoc

River Otter (Lontra canadensis) Killed by Wolves (Canis lupus) during Winter in Northern Minnesota; TD Gable, SK Windels, IC Rautio – The Canadian Field-Naturalist, 2018

Weekly Summer Diet of Gray Wolves (Canis lupus) in Northeastern Minnesota
TD Gable, SK Windels, JG Bruggink, SM Barber-Meyer – The American Midland …, 2018

Seasonal diet composition of gray wolves (Canis lupus) in northeastern Minnesota determined by scat analysis
Y Chenaux-Ibrahim – 2015 – conservancy.umn.edu

Assessing factors that may predispose Minnesota farms to wolf depredations on cattle
LD Mech, EK Harper, TJ Meier, WJ Paul – Wildlife Society Bulletin, 2000 – JSTOR

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