Christine Dell Amore Analysis

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In both of these articles by Christine Dell’Amore and Matt Miller, they discuss how these top predators impact the island, why they are they important, and should humans interfere? On the island of Isle Royale, there is a variety of animals that mostly just consume vegetation; therefore, they need wolves to balance out the food chain. But, the island is only accessible during the winter when stable ice bridges are created. Unfortunately, the ice bridges have not been forming due to warmer winters. Leaving a small count of wolves on the island with no new genes to mix in. Without the new genes, the wolves resort to inbreeding which causes bad immune systems, weak bone structure, and other deformities. Due to these deformities and lack of ice
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