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Foxes killed by avian flu

Wildlife officials say highly pathogenic avian influenza has killed wild foxes in Michigan, Minnesota and Ontario—the first known cases of the virus in wild mammals in North America. On Thursday, the Michigan Department of Natural

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Gray wolves settle into Isle Royale

Gray wolves (Canis lupus) translocated to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan are forming social groups and territories and mating. And they’re succeeding in reducing the park’s moose (Alces alces) herd, which was why the

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Which coyotes are the ‘top dogs?’

Coyotes in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan consume more meat than those in the Upper Peninsula, researchers found. That’s because coyotes (Canis latrans) in the Upper Peninsula are surrounded by gray wolves (Canis lupus), pushing