Dwindling Moose Population May Jeopardize Tribal Traditions May 4, 2012 Minnesota

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Dwindling Moose Population May Jeopardize Tribal Traditions May 4, 2012 Minnesota, Northland's NewsCenter 
A dramatic and troubling decrease ... A 2012 aerial survey last winter ... to estimate that there are about 4,200 living moose in the state. The population declined 14 percent from last year... Andrew Edwards, Resource Management Division Director of the 1854 Treaty Authority said. "The problem is we don't have a real good feel for what percentage of the calves are being taken by bears or wolves or predators like that as opposed to potentially dying from other causes." 

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