Mystery of missing Northland wolves solved

Scientists studying the wolf population on Isle Royale were told of a grisly discovery in late May that could explain the reason for a dwindling number of wolves on the island. Three wolves -- including an alpha male -- fell into a water-filled mine shaft, leaving the aimless pack without a leader.
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Scientists studying the wolf population on Isle Royale were told of a grisly discovery in late May that could explain the reason for a dwindling number of wolves on the island, the Duluth News Tribune reports. Three wolves -- including an alpha male -- fell into a water-filled mine shaft, leaving the aimless pack without a leader.

Here's a video with more on the wolves:

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