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Isle Royal Questions & Answers

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Mandy Evans

on 27 April 2010

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2) When did the glaciers retreat? 1) When did the Bedrock formed supporting Isle Royal? 3) When did Native Americans mine copper on Isle Royal? 4) When did Isle Royal to become a national park? 5) Where is Isle Royal located? 6) How long and wide is Isle Royal? Moose Wolves Fox Squrriel 1 billion years ago 8,000 years ago 3,000 years ago 1931 In the middle of Lake Superior , surrounded by 15 miles of water. 50 miles long, 8 miles wide 7. Wolves weight how much at birth? Ten pounds 8. What do pups eat? 9. How old are pups when they typically leave the pack? 10. Who is in charge of the pack? 11. How many miles a day/year do wolves walk? 12. How do wolves mark their territory? 13. Wolves will attack only ____ of every 10 moose they chase. Mothers milk/ regurgitated food -12 months old Alpha Wolf/ Alpha pair Thirty miles a day, 4,000 miles a year Urinate or defecate 1 14. When did the moose arrive on the island? 15. How did they get there? 16. How much do moose eat a day? 17. What is a moose’s maximum life span? 18. What is the average life span? 19. What percentage of their energy do bull moose use growing antlers? 20. Out of 10 cows, how many will be pregnant going into winter? 21. How many cows will have surviving calves by spring? 22. What percent body weight increase do moose put on preparing for winter? 23. How many ticks might each moose have on their bodies in the winter? 24. What climate conditions favor tick populations?
1900 The probably swam 40 lbs per day 17 9 25% 8 1 or 2 25% 80,000 Global warming 25. Wolves will kill every ______ or ______ of every 10 moose they attack. 8 or 9 26. Wolves will attack what parts of the moose? Rump or nose 27. How many olfactory receptors does a wolf have? 280 million 28. Of the wolves that survive their first six to nine months, most are dead by ______or _____years of age. 3 or 4 29. Every year, one in ______ or ______ adult wolves dies in a healthy wolf population. 4 or 5 30. The 2 causes of wolf death are primarily ______________ and __________. lack of food, killed by other wolves 31. What bones show deformities in wolves? 26% of the wolves had extra vertebrae.  58% had a malformation of one kind or another in the vertebral column.  Some of these malformations were asymmetrical vertebrae.  Others go by technical descriptions such as incomplete ossification of the cranial border of the first cervical vertebrae thoracolumbar transitional vertebrae, intrasegmental transitional vertebrae, and lumbosacral transitional vertebrae (LSTV). 32. What is causing the deformities? inbreeding
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