UNH Wildlife Biologist Partners with NH Fish and Game to Find Out Why Moose Populations are Declining

UNH Wildlife Biologist Partners with NH Fish and Game to Find Out Why Moose Populations are Declining

Nov 08, 2013

Renowned moose researcher Pete Pekins is leading a new study that will track up to 100 calves and adult female moose during the next two years to learn why there are fewer of them.  Pekins, his students, and biologists from the NH Dept. of Fish & Game (many of whom are his former students), will determine if parasites – which are thriving as winters in New Hampshire are shrinking – are contributing to the rapid decline in moose numbers in the North Country.

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