Tag: island biogeography

January 9, 2019

Cameras reveal carnivore communities on Wisconsin islands

Northern Wisconsin is home to a dozen terrestrial carnivores, from gray wolves (Canis lupus) to red foxes (Vulpes vulpes), but the populations on the Apostle Islands stretching from the Bayfield...

September 12, 2016

Climate change wipes out pikas on isolated peaks

Pikas are a textbook climate tragedy. As temperatures rise, the fluffy, cold-loving mammals retreat higher and higher up mountain slopes, eventually perishing on the too-warm peaks. But that isn’t happening...