The effect of sex on the relationship between the width of the metatarsal at 3 points of measurement (proximal, middle, and distal) and the length of the metatarsal in specimens from Isle Royale
and non-Isle Royale locations including Alaska (modern and fossil), Canada, and the 48 contiguous United States (excluding Isle Royale
Nevada Barr has written 14 mysteries that unravel in the national parks--a career that owes much to her years working as a seasonal ranger in sites such as Isle Royale
in Michigan, Guadalupe Mountains in Texas, and Mesa Verde in Colorado.
National Park, also in Michigan, contains an isolated population of 14 additional gray wolves.
She found that over four decades, moose skulls on Isle Royale
have shrunk by about 16 percent--19 percent among males and 13 percent among females--while average winter temperatures have increased by 6 degrees Fahrenheit.
Key words: Alces alces, antler, asymmetry, development, Isle Royale
National Park, moose.
Comparison of pellet-group counts and aerial counts for estimating density of moose at Isle Royale
: a progress report.
Ferry service is a popular method for reaching the remote Isle Royale
, a national park located in Lake Superior, 55 miles northwest of the northernmost tip of mainland Michigan.
For more than 60 years, this wild scene has come to life every winter on Michigan's Isle Royale
, the island in Lake Superior that forms the bulk of Isle Royale
Several linear angular (n = 5) and linear (n = 3) measurements were made on Isle Royale
moose pelvises (n = 35).
Some calls took surfmen to Isle Royale
and around the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
We found that metatarsal length of moose (Alces alces) from Isle Royale
National Park in Lake Superior (North America) was significantly shorter than that of mainland moose in Minnesota and Michigan.