WTIP North Shore Community Radio: Wolf Island

The world’s leading wolf expert describes the first years of a major study that transformed our understanding of one of nature’s most iconic creatures

Internationally renowned wolf expert Dave Mech got his start studying wolves on Isle Royale when he was a graduate student in the late 1950s. At 62 years and counting, the Isle Royale Project is now the longest continuous study of any predator-prey system in the world.

Dave and outdoors writer Greg Breining have written a wonderful account of those first years called “Wolf Island," and they joined Ann to tell us more.

 

Listen to the whole interview.

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