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Photo of a Wolverine
Photo by Jeffrey C. Lewis

The study area included wide-ranging animals like the wolverine and less-mobile animals like the papillose tail-dropper. The powerfully-built, dark brown wolverine looks like a small bear (except for its bushy tail), but it acts and moves like a weasel. Human disturbance has reduced its vast historic range in the U.S. to the northern Rockies in Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho.

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