Invasion of eastern Greenland by the high arctic wolf Canis lupus arctos

  title={Invasion of eastern Greenland by the high arctic wolf Canis lupus arctos},
  author={Ulf Marquard-Petersen},
Abstract The high arctic wolf Canis lupus arctos was exterminated from eastern Greenland during the 1930s by commercial hunters and was considered absent for 40 years. In this study, I examined the recolonisation of east Greenland by wolves from north Greenland through an invasion that began in 1979. The invasion successfully led to the establishment of a new population, because a wolf pair arrived into the core historical wolf range followed by one or two wolves during the next four years… 

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