Opinion / Anchorage Daily News / November 22, 2003
Of wolves and moose in McGrath 344
yearly number of moose calves born in 520-square-mile area around
McGrath in two-year Alaska Department of Fish and Game study.
100 -- Number of calves taken by black bears.
90 -- Number of calves taken by wolves.
43 -- Number of calves taken by grizzly bears.
8 -- Number of calves who died of unknown causes.
103 -- Number of calves surviving.
98 -- Average yearly number of adult and yearling
moose dying during two-year study.
38 -- Number of moose killed by wolves.
35 -- Number of moose killed by hunters.
12 -- Number of moose taken illegally.
10 -- Number of moose taken by grizzly bears.
3 -- Number of moose dying of unknown causes.
Source: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation
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