Ted Williams put this link on his blog.

Since then folks have been circulating them around the Internet. I got them by email described as the Bitterroot Valley, Montana. Ah the Internet, rumor mill.

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Ralph Maughan

Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University with specialties in natural resource politics, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, voting and elections. Aside from academic publications, he is author or co-author of three hiking/backpacking guides, and he is past President of the Western Watersheds Project.

2 Responses to Cool photos of wolves taking down an Isle Royale moose

  1. avatar John says:

    These are some amazing Photos. While it took 40 minutes to finally take down the Moose for good,the wolves persisted. The wolves tactics and tenacity are amazing.They show how able they are to make even the largest game animals to sucumb.I read the whole story by John Vucetich the Biologist that witnessed this event at http://www.isleroyalewolf.org/photo_ess/pe_EP_kills_moose.htm

  2. There is a more recent post on the Isle Royale moose and the wolves — both the victims of unusually warm summers, but not in the same or a direct way.

    Slim Pickings for wolves in Isle Royale.


February 2007


‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey

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